Unions slam DWP for hiring following job losses in June

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has come under fire from unions for recruiting 2,800 people on short-term contracts after shedding thousands of staff in June.

Tue, 25 Aug 2015

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has come under fire from unions for recruiting 2,800 people on short-term contracts after shedding thousands of staff in June.

The new jobs at the DWP aim to help implement welfare reforms over the next 18 months.

The department is currently rolling out Universal Credit, a single monthly...

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