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Teachers want government contract with Micro Finance Support Center cancelled

Teachers want government contract with Micro Finance Support Center cancelled

The teachers want the contract signed by the Ministry of Education and Micro Finance Support Centre suspended saying the center is not mandated to manage Teachers SACCO funds.  They say they will not accept to borrow money from the center and warn all those those who are doing it that they are doing it at their […]

Teachers in talks with Ministries of Education, Finance and Public Service over salary demands

Talks have started between rioting teachers under UNATU and key government ministries over salary increment demanded by the teachers recently. The teachers according to sources privy to the talks have been holding meetings with the technical teams from ministries of public service, finance and education over their grievances. Teachers went on strike last month demanding […]

Uganda teachers resume work after strike

Teachers have called off their sit down strike that had started paralyzing activity at many government aided schools. The resolution has been reached following a meeting yesterday between president Museveni and teachers’ representatives at State House Entebbe. Teachers’ Union secretary for planning Gonza Ssensamba has told reporters at Teachers House in Kampala that the meeting agreed that a […]

National Teachers petition parliament over salary increase

The National Teachers Union has petitioned parliament seeking intervention over the low salaries paid to teachers. This follows an ultimatum of two weeks up to 27th July 2011 that the teachers gave government to increase their salaries or else the teachers lay down their tools of work. The teachers are seeking 100% salary increment to […]

Government asked to answer concerns of teachers and avoid strike

The member of parliament for Kalungu west in Kalungu District Joseph Ssewungu has asked government to respond to teachers salary and allowances demands to avoid the pending teachers sit down. This followed teachers announcing seven days sit down strike from 27th July if government does not adhere to their demands of increasing their salary by 100%. […]

Uganda Teachers urged against striking

The female workers Member of Parliament Mary Marion Tuunde has appealed to the teachers to drop their plan for demonstration saying that this will not help them. Speaking to journalists at parliament Tuunde said that the only way to handle such situations is through negotiations rather than demonstrations. She said that teachers should first use all […]

Teachers give government ultimatum over salary increment demands

Teachers have given the government two weeks to improve their welfare and working conditions or else they go on strike. The teachers through the national teachers union are demanding for 100% increase on all their salaries with the lowest teacher to earn 546000 shillings a month. They also want an increase in the pay as […]

Uganda teachers threaten to go on strike over low salaries

Teachers in Uganda have resolved to go on sit down strike over government failure to increase their salary. The meeting of teachers chaired by their chairperson under their umbrella association , Uganda National  Teachers union Margaret Rwabashaija, decided to  announce the strike on Wednesday this week after consulting all teachers. The teachers are considering to  go on a […]

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