Union calls for firms to be stripped of their role in the service
Wednesday 5th Oct 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
PROBATION officers overwhelmingly rejected a motion this weekend calling for their union to explore the possibility of a merger.
Of three motions submitted on the subject, only one was prioritised for debate at Napo’s AGM.
It called for “an immediate review into the...
Monday 19th Oct 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
by Conrad Landin in Eastbourne
A “HYPOCRITE” boss who denied his workers time off for a union conference dodged questions yesterday over whether he had booked holiday to attend the same event.
Probation officers working under the National Offender Management...
Saturday 17th Oct 2015
PRIVATEERS are seeking to double the prison population in a bid to cream off extra cash from public services, a union leader remarked yesterday.
Prison Officers Association chairman PJ McParlin warned members of probation union Napo that big business had its eyes on the entire criminal...
A PROFIT-HUNGRY privateer running part of Britain’s probation service is to sack more than 400 probation officers.
Sodexo is also proposing to cough up less than half the redundancy payments to which the 436 affected staff are entitled.
One of the unions involved said the...
Wednesday 29th Jul 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
CONFIDENCE and morale among ethnic minority probation officers has plummeted because of government attacks on the service, research showed yesterday.
The findings follow a survey of black, Asian and minority-ethnic (BAME) Probation Service staff by their unions and professional...
Saturday 2nd May 2015
‘Stressed’ probation officers take their own lives
Wednesday 10th Sep 2014
Ministry of Justice plans to sell off 70% of the probation service
Tuesday 1st Apr 2014
posted by Ryan Fletcher in Britain