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Probation staff haven’t let the wheels of justice stop turning

The wheels of justice are still turning throughout the coronavirus pandemic – and they’re turning faster than ever in the probation service. Elisa Vasquez-Walters was one of the many UNISON probation workers putting the pedal to the metal to make the government’s early release scheme — aimed at stopping prisons becoming Covid-19 hotspots — a success. […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

Welsh probation services threatened

Uncertain future for Wales Community Rehabilitation Centre staff after plans announced to cut finances by 40%

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Patel’s terrorism plans mean more resources needed for probation

UNISON warns that money will need to be provided in this year’s budget and spending review

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Probation privatisation has been a shambles and must end now, says UNISON

Time to return services to public control

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

It’s time to bring probation back as a public service, government told

Probation Alliance, including UNISON, writes to justice secretary David Gauke

Article on the UNISON National site.

Probation workers stage two-hour stoppage over pay row

UNISON members are today (Tuesday) staging a two-hour stoppage in England and Wales between 8am and 10am in the ongoing dispute over pay

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Survey launched in fight to defend probation service

The government wants to centralise and privatise the probation service – and UNISON needs your help to fight back against this

Article on the UNISON National site.

Interserve confirms it will pay 2012 probation pay award to ex-probation staff

UNISON members working for the company can expect to receive their pay rise, including any back pay, on 28 March

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON brands plans to privatise probation service as ‘dangerously misguided’

Plans will dismantle the probation service, which has been 105 years in the making, adds the union

Article on the UNISON National site.

Public sector probation trusts to be ruled out of bidding for probation services

Union accuses the justice minister of deliberately dismantling the probation service

Article on the UNISON National site.

Delegates highlight changes to probation service negotiation

Police and justice conference debates the changing nature of negotiation

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Probation members prepare for action ballot in Sodexo companies

UNISON probation members working for six community rehabilitation companies owned by Sodexo could be balloted on industrial action over the company’s voluntary redundancy terms

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Decision to dismantle probation service will “haunt” the government

UNISON presents its alternative vision for the future of the probation service

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to fight government plans to abolish probation service

The Ministry of Justice sets out its plans to radically reform the way in which probation services are delivered in England and Wales with the privatisation of 70% of probation work in 21 new contract areas

Article on the UNISON National site.

NPS confirms it cannot pay probation staff 2020 increment on time

Unions in England and Wales demand talks with the National Probation Service after it fails to get sign-off from the Treasury

News on the UNISON National site.