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At a well-attended presentation for Stevie he received many gifts and a wards and a buffet meal was given by our GIC Jacqui Clinton to honour this very special day for this member of staff.


In November 2018 POA(Scotland) along with sister unions in the Civil Service reached a milestone agreement with the Scottish Government on the terms of what represents fair work.


The POA, along with the sister unions of the Civil Service, have met with the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Finance and Fairwork to express our disappointment and anger of the members over the lack of any measures to begin the restoration of years of lost salary.

Unions must be seen as part of the solution not the problem


As we enter 2019 to understand the scale of the health and safety crisis engulfing our prisons in England and Wales, there is only one number you need to remember – 27 per cent

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.