24 September 2013
Probation workers held lunchtime protests against privatisation on Thursday of last week. The Tories want to sell contracts for some probation work to private firms.
03 January 2012
New Year cheer is in short supply judging by the latest statements from European leaders. Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel, France’s president Nicolas Sarkozy and Italy’s president Giorgio Napolitano all began the year by warning of more pain to come.
11 October 2011
The National Association of Probation Officers held its national congress in Eastbourne last weekend. Over 400 delegates voted unanimously to join the public sector pensions strikes on 30 November.
29 September 2009
The National Association of Probation Officers (NAPO) meets for the union’s annual congress in Torquay this weekend.
23 October 2007
The National Association of Probation Officers (Napo) held its annual conference in Scarborough last weekend. Over 400 delegates attended.
25 January 2003
PROBATION OFFICERS in England and Wales are set to take a one-day strike on Wednesday 29 January. This comes after an overwhelming vote for industrial action by members of the Napo union.
19 October 2002
Probation officers have backed a plan to strike over staff shortages and workloads. Delegates at the probation officers' Napo union conference in Eastbourne, East Sussex, last week overwhelmingly agreed on a one-day strike, boycotts and work to rule action.