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Statement on bullying and harassment

The WA Prison Officers’ Union (WAPOU) is calling for the perpetrators of bullying and harassment against prison officers to be held to account after it was revealed that the Department of Justice has paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensa ...

Prison union wins public holiday pay fight in court

The WA Prison Officers’ Union has won a fight in the Industrial Magistrate’s Court after a prison officer was refused public holiday pay. It is the second win in court in the last few months following two years of attacks on officer’s co ...

Prison staff send united message to Labor and the Justice Department on wages

More than 1900 members of the WA Prison Officers’ Union (WAPOU) have voted in the latest ballot on wages with 94.5% choosing to accept the State Government’s offer. The latest wage offer aligns with what all other public servants have received ...