CIRC 168: MITIE CARE & CUSTODY ICE OCC REGOGNITION

The POA are pleased to confirm that a recognition agreement has been signed giving the POA full recognition rights for a number of staff grades within the Mitie Care and Custody in Country Escorting Operational Control Centre based near Craigavon, Northern Ireland.

The recognition agreement gives the POA the exclusive collective bargaining rights on terms and conditions including pay for the following staff grades.

  • OCC Operational Control Managers (OCM).
  • OCC Controllers
  • OCC Inputters
  • OCC Risk Assesors
  • OCC Planners
  • OCC Special Operators

The POA will negotiate on the following.

  • The content and structure of the Recognition Agreement.
  • Health and Safety.
  • Facilities for officials of Trade Unions.
  • Redundancy’s.
  • Pay.
  • Hours of Work including Shift Patterns and attendance.
  • Holiday entitlement.
  • Sickness and Accident benefit.
  • Pension.

 

 

The POA will also be recognised for representation of members should the need arise.

The POA reaffirm their commitment to actively work with Mitie Care and Custody on behalf of our members in a constructive manner and welcome individuals at the Mitie OCC who have recently taken up POA membership.

Yours sincerely



STEVE GILLAN
General Secretary

 

JOE SIMPSON
Deputy General Secretary

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.