21 January 2022
Following the prime minister’s announcement to lift the Plan B Covid restrictions, the DWP has followed suit in effectively lifting Covid-related safety measures for staff and jobcentre claimants, increasing the risk to our members and the public.
20 January 2022
The UK government has scrapped Covid plan B restrictions in England. Mask wearing will no longer be mandatory in certain settings and the ‘work from home if you can’ message has been dropped.
19 November 2021
PCS believes it is irresponsible for the DWP to choose this moment to try to force a mass return to workplaces for staff currently working from home, as scientists make it clear that Covid-19 still poses a very serious risk to public health.
29 September 2021
If you are a PCS member working for the Department for Work and Pensions, we would like to hear your views on returning to the office, office safety, travelling to the office and pay.
11 August 2021
PCS has been consulting with DWP on the impact the latest announcements by the respective governments, about lifting Covid restrictions, will have on our members across the group.