The NEC met on 26 March and considered the question of holding national and group elections during the current coronavirus crisis. The NEC had already agreed at a meeting on 19 March that it would not be possible to go ahead with our Conferences in May, the expected time of peak infection rates.
Following our latest discussions with the Cabinet Office we have made significant changes to HR policy on sickness absence, staying at home and social distancing and self-certification.
In these unprecedented circumstances PCS members are responding brilliantly to the challenges of the Covid19 outbreak, delivering the vital services that keep the country running.
World Autism Acceptance Week runs from 30 March to 5 April, with Autism Acceptance Day taking place on 2 April. Help make your workplace more autism-friendly and help autistic people put their talents to use and thrive at work by following our steps to raise awareness and promote acceptance.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called for additional resources and funding for the DWP and praised frontline staff who continue to work in an “overstretched welfare system” during the ongoing pandemic.
Read our round-up of what PCS branches are doing to help their members and keep in touch during the COVID-19 restrictions.