DWP ‘refused reasonable adjustments for community recruits’
John Pring - 21 February 2019
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) repeatedly failed to make reasonable adjustments for disabled people who were recruited to build bridges between jobcentres and the local community, it has been claimed.
But the department also appears to be set to discard all the disabled people they recruited from outside the Civil Service when their fixed-term contracts end.
It is feared that none of the scores of Community Partners taken on by DWP to build relationships between jobcentres and local organisations will secure permanent roles when their contracts end at the end of next month... See more