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Civil servants campaign for four-day week

December 8, 2023


Staff have called for a pilot scheme involving more than 21,000 employees, and are backed by the 4 Day Week Campaign, which ran a successful trial in the private sector.

Civil service union the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) yesterday (7 December) delivered a petition to bosses at Defra to ask them to agree to the trial.

Last month, it was reported that the Cabinet Office had emailed civil servants with an expectation that they spend 60% of their time in the office.

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