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08/07/2020

Statement to Members

The following statement to members is published as required by Section 32A of the TULRA. NAME OF UNION  – Napo STATEMENT TO MEMBERS ISSUED IN CONNECTION […]
25/06/2020

Napo’s Commitment to Fighting Racism

At last week’s meeting of the NEC we reflected on recent events that have sparked a wave of protests across the world. The killing in the […]
01/05/2020

Unions press Minister to extend Government Life Assurance Scheme for Probation staff and investigate impact of Covid19 on Black/BAME staff

Napo, UNISON and GMB have written to the Justice Minister Lucy Frazer to request that the Government’s £60,000 life assurance payment to the families/dependents of deceased […]
20/04/2020

Keep on fighting sisters

The Conference this year (4 to 6 March) was an emotive experience with regard to topics that relate to the themes of disadvantaged and victimised women, […]
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 […]