We have managed to secure funding for an online Level 2 Gym instructors’ course through the STUC Union learning fund.
CIRC 057: INJURY TO FEELINGS CLAIMS
A number of you will receive correspondence from our solicitors shortly in respect of your employment tribunal claim relating to your pension arrangements
CIRC 056: MATERNITY ACTION
The POA are proud to be affiliated with Maternity Action. Maternity Action is the UK’s maternity rights charity dedicated to promoting, protecting, and enhancing the rights of all pregnant women, new mothers and their families to employment, social security and health care.
PR 248: DEATHS IN CUSTODY RAISE ALARM BELLS FOR POA UNION
The Prison Officers Association have highlighted their concerns over the rising number of deaths in custody, particularly self-inflicted deaths, since Prison regimes have been expanded throughout the course of 2023.
CIRC 055: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for the 12th July 2023 for your information.
CIRC 054: UNIVERSAL CREDIT AND PAY AWARD 2023
It has been bought to the Executive’s attention that some members may be adversely impacted by lump sum and/or backdated payments if they are in receipt of Universal Credit.
CIRC 053: ASBESTOS IN THE WORKPLACE
The POA are continually undertaking a process to determine asbestos exposure amongst members.
Mark Fairhurst answers questions and discusses the Chief Inspector of Prisons Inspection Report on HMYOI Cookham Wood
Mark Fairhurst answers questions and discusses the Chief Inspector of Prisons Inspection Report on HMYOI Cookham Wood. 18/07/2023
Steve Gillan on Talk TV: Prisons in England and Wales are overcrowded and a ticking “time-bomb”
Watch Steve Gillan on Talk TV
CIRC 052: CLOSED GRADE STAFF
The 2023 Prison Service Pay Review Body England and Wales report has now been laid in Parliament