Workers in the country have been challenged to vote workers’ representatives who will cause government to change its policies in favour of workers. The call was made by the former commissioner in charge of labour in the Ministry of Gender, labour and social Development Dr.David Ogalam while meeting a number of trade unions in Kampala over labour laws and the up coming elections of workers representative to parliament in 2016.
Dr. Ogalam said that workers must vote workers MPs for the 10th parliament who know all the labour laws and will put government on task to implement them. He said that labour laws which include Labour unions Act, Employment Act, Occupational and safety Act, Workers compensation Act, Labour dispute law and National social security Act need to be critically enforced by government on the watching of workers leaders in parliament and trade unions.
He also warned workers’ union leaders to stop fighting each other over their selfish interests and wondered how unions fight each other when they continue to sing solidarity forever .