UNISON says probation reunification needs proper funding

The union was giving evidence to Westminster’s justice select committee’s inquiry into the future of the service

Unions urge immediate protection of Black probation workers from COVID-19

UNISON and sister probation unions tell National Probation Service there is no time to waste in safeguarding their Black/BAME members

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

Probation unions submit two-year pay claim

Unions says that for most employees, pay and allowances have only risen by 1% in real terms since 2009

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

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UNISON welcomes probation report

Report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation bears out what the union has said

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Government pushes ahead with transfer of Welsh probation staff on 1 December

UNISON had called for transfer to be delayed until February while negotiations on terms and conditions continue

One service, pay scale and bargaining structure

Conference calls for return to national bargaining in reunited probation service

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‘Don’t let them dim our lights’

Conference prepares for the organising challenge facing the union as government admits error of its ways on probation

‘We need to get the message out about the need to invest in public services’

Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea issues rallying call to police and justice conference

May is bloomin’ magic as our wins grow

From Birmingham to Bangor, from Doncaster to Sandwell, UNISON members were winning in May – and their union was growing stronger too

Probation given some vital medicine – but it’s not cured yet

The government’s admission that privatisation of the probation service has failed is welcome, but it doesn’t go far enough

Probation return to public control is welcome but must be administered locally, says UNISON

Grayling’s botched reforms have finally been abandoned

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

Time to return services to public control

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Chief inspector’s report ‘final nail in coffin of probation privatisation’

UNISON calls for probation to be brought back into public sector as a reunified and locally run service