DWP


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DWP

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Department for Work and Pensions
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The provisions of the employees' contracts -- the same one that gave DWP workers pay raises of up to 28 percent over five years -- have lax and questionable OT rules.
Under the contract, Atos Origin will manage the provision of medical advice and assessments on behalf of the DWP for Incapacity Benefit, Disability Living Allowance, Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefits, and other benefits.
The audit's findings come as DWP overtime costs have continued to soar amid staffing shortages, even as the utility has raised water rates and union workers have earned regular pay under a 2005 contract in which city officials granted them raises up to 28 percent over five years, making them the best-paid city employees.
Since it began using the OFS solution on January 9, 2002, the DWP has successfully reduced its bid cycle time 35%-40% and has realized a cost savings of 15%-20% from its previous system.
The DWP has been plagued with water-main breaks in recent years as its water-delivery system ages.
DWP was initially appointed to advise on transportation planning and highway infrastructure requirements in support of Countryside Properties' bid for Didsbury Point, part of the site of the former Withington Hospital.
But despite numerous promises to plug the leak, DWP workers merely placed a no-parking sign nearby.
DWP advises developers, retailers and other organisations on some 700 new transport and traffic-related development projects each year.
While DWP officials could not prevent the 1-in-50-years heat from overwhelming the local electricity infrastructure, the utility continues to be sluggish in many areas.
Lombard continues to bring extensive business development and venture capital formation experience to his leadership post at DWP.
In 1993, the DWP boasted nearly 12,000 highly skilled employees, who made the DWP one of the most reliable providers of energy in California.
Los Angeles residents should be wary of anyone claiming to be from the DWP who does not have a photo identification card from the department," said Fred Puglia, DWP director of customer service.