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06/03/2020

Article 39 and Napo

Joseph Scholes took his own life in 2002 aged 16, in Stoke Heath YOI, by hanging himself from a bedsheet tied to a window bar. He […]
07/02/2020

Napo meets with Cafcass new leader

General Secretary Ian Lawrence, together with Family Court Section Co-Chairs Jay Barlow and Nicola Taylor-Ebong, met with the new Cafcass Chief Executive in London this week. […]
31/01/2020

OMiC update

Napo attend regular update meetings to discuss the progress of OMiC implementation. We retain a fundamental opposition to the OMiC model on grounds of practice and […]
15/11/2019

Notice pay success confirmed as MoJ settle cases in full

This week the MoJ finally confirmed that they are settling all of the outstanding cases involving members who had reduced notice pay when leaving the service […]
25/10/2019

The Law and Reasonable Adjustments: Your Passport to Equality.

Unlike many employment rights, protection against discrimination is from day one. It is a travesty that you have to “earn” your full employment rights by being […]
04/10/2019

“Better than human?” – Smartphones, Artificial Intelligence and Ultra-Punitive Electronic Monitoring

The electronic monitoring (EM) of offenders is a form of coercive connectivity, made possible by harnessing the material affordances of a globally-extensive digital communication network for […]
27/09/2019

Napo at the Labour Party Conference

Although Napo is not politically affiliated we keep close links with the labour movement and the Labour Party Conference is a good way to get our […]
13/09/2019

Prison staff want to be safe inside

Napo is one of nine unions who have come together to form the ‘Safety in Prisons’ campaign, which was set up last year following an exponential […]
29/07/2019

Unions for Cuba – Saturday 2nd November

Unions for Cuba is the biggest trade union solidarity event with Cuba to take place in the UK for 15 years. Up to 20 Cuban trade […]
22/07/2019

Rally against outsourcing draws big names

It was a privilege to be invited as one of the principal speakers at Parliament last week where the PCS Union and the Trade Union Co-ordinating […]
22/07/2019

Napo – here for you wherever you work

The implications of the Government u-turn on Probation represents a considerable addition to our already challenging  bargaining agenda. The transfer of Offender Management work (along with […]
17/07/2019

Napo Health & Safety Reps really do make a difference

Napo’s Health and Safety Representatives have a key role to play in workplace health and safety.  They work with employers on health and safety by representing […]