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Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all POA members.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 12th and 13th March 2024 for your information.

The POA Pay Submission can now be officially sent out as the other parties involved have now shared their documents.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 28th February 2024 for your information.

The government is currently consulting with Trade Unions about whether to implement employment tribunal fees and how much they should charge.

Have you recently worked for the HMPPS? Have you recently worked in roles that put you in direct contact with vulnerable prisoners?

It is important for employees to report any injury or near miss as soon as possible.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 14th February 2024 for your information.

Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all POA members.

The call for nominations for the 2 SNC posts due for election closed on Friday 23rd February 2024, as per CIRC\08\2024. This period was for interested parties to put themselves forward as candidates for the respective posts.

Representing over 30,000 Prison, Correctional and Secure Psychiatric Workers, the POA is the largest UK Union in this sector, able to trace its roots back more than 100 years.