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Unions raise concerns over employers DBS assessment requests

Local Branch Officials from Napo/UNISON/GMB have been inundated with requests from members for advice about the recent request issued by KSS CRC/SEETEC. This seeks staff permission to undertake a new DBS assessment and provide authority for further checks to be carried out in relation to wide ranging and comprehensive personal data. Read More

Oasis gets contract for first Secure School

News in, the Oasis Charitable Trust  has been awarded the contract to turn the Medway Secure Training Centre in Kent into a school for young offenders. It is due to open late in 2020.

The Ministry of Justice has committed £5 million to the project, which will include a refurbishment of the classrooms and residential areas.Services provided to young people will include mentoring and working with young people at risk of violence and abuse.

Napo, Statement to members in conncetion with the union's annual return for the period ended 31 December 2018.

(As required by Section 32A of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992

CERTIFICATION OFFICERS REPORT

Income and Expenditure

The total income of the union for the period was £1,183,183. This amount included payments of £1,109,229 in respect of membership of the union. The union’s total expenditure for the period was £1,585,909. The union does not maintain a political fund.

Celebrating 50 years of Pride

Celebration, diversity, activism, a demonstration — whatever it means to you, Pride in London is back and set to be our biggest yet. Lesbian, trans, genderqueer or otherwise; wherever you identify, Pride in London is about the people, for the people. This year the event is celebrating 50 years since the birth of the modern LGBT+ rights movement. Over a million people joined pride in London 2018, marching, dancing and laughing to campaign for the freedoms that will allow them to live their lives on a genuinely equal footing.

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