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Ban on recruiting Ugandans for jobs in the middle east being violated-MPs

Ban on recruiting Ugandans for jobs in the middle east being violated-MPs

The Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee has expressed disappointment over what they say are the continued advertisements by bureaus/agencies asking Ugandans to respond so that they can secure for them jobs abroad despite a ban by government on the matter. Government had earlier this year imposed a temporary ban on Ugandans leaving the Country to seek […]

Women, Youth and workers’ representation nolonger needed in parliament – Ben Wacha

Women, Youth and workers’ representation nolonger needed in parliament – Ben Wacha

The senior lawyer in the country who is also the former member of parliament for Oyam North  in Apac district Ben Wacha says its time for the three special interest groups to be thrown out of  parliament. Wacha made the remarks while at the induction seminar of members of parliament on the role of parliament in […]

Trade unions petition High Court over Workers MPs elect

Trade unions petition High Court over Workers MPs elect

A section of leaders of trade unions have petitioned the High Court seeking for a nullification of the elections for the 5 representatives of the workers members of  parliament in the 10th parliament. The petition before the court was signed by more than 10,000 workers challenging the workers MPs elect for the 10th parliament. Addressing a […]

Quit instead of giving low standard work – Public servants told

Quit instead of giving low standard work – Public servants told

The presidential Advisor on finance Dr. Ezra Suruma  called on the public servants who claim to be underpaid and experiencing pay delays to quit the government service  instead of remaining in offices where their performance is not upto the expected standard  due to claims of low pay. Dr. Suruma made the remarks while meeting the […]

Parliament questions method of voting in Workers’ MPs

Parliament questions method of voting in Workers’ MPs

Workers’ members of parliament and government have failed to find a method of how workers’ MPS will be voted for 2016 parliamentary elections. The legal committee chaired by the Member of Parliament for Kajara county, Stephen Tashobya, noted that following the Constitutional Court nullification of the law under which workers’ MPs were elected in the expiring […]

Parliamentary canteen workers strike over no pay

Parliamentary canteen workers strike over no pay

Over 25 workers attached to parliamentary canteen have laid down their tools protesting nonpayment of their salaries ranging from 7-8 months. The workers accuse their manager of Ninats investment Limited ,Veronica Katusiime, who wooed them from other restaurants and hotel around Kampala with a promise that they would be given a better pay but to-date none […]

List of Labour Unions in Uganda

In order to push for the rights of workers and protect them against abuses by the employers, workers worldwide form unions to help in accomplishing this mission. In Uganda, the following are the registered unions with the National Organization of Trade Union Amalgamated Transport and General Workers′ Union. Uganda Beverages, Tobacco and Allied Workers′ Union. […]

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