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37TH NRM ANNIVERSARY MESSAGE

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Hon Rwakajara on rights and obligations of a worker

By Hon. Arinaitwe Katambuka Rwakajara, Workers MP. Excerpts from my book titled “Value your Labour”. The value of labour is not only how much someone is willing to pay you for a task but it’s also a measure of what you are willing to invest in yourself as a worker and what importance you attach […]

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Workers MP Hon Dr Byakatonda on climate change as workers’ issue

By Hon Abdulhu Byakatonda, MP. The evidence on negative consequences from climate change on human health and well-being is growing. The changing climate is expected to affect basic requirements needed to support and sustain human health such as good food, clean water, and unpolluted air, with negative effects that are expected to be unequally distributed. […]

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GLSD Ministry and NSSF on spotlight over Ush6b workers’ savings scam

By Our Reporters. The Minister for Gender, Labour and Social Development (GLSD) Hon. Betty Amongi has defended the Ushs 6 billion she directed the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) management and board to include in its 2023/2024 budget for sensitization. “I directed Ushs 6b to be included in the NSSF budget for activities that will […]

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Rights commonly violated by employers at workplace

By Hon. Charles Bakkabulindi Workers MP. This article is on the assumption that the individual reader is already familiar with workers’ rights and the different characteristics of employers in Uganda. My selection of the commonly violated rights is based on my long experience in the field of Industrial Reactions. I have also attempted to suggest […]

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HOW NOTU SUSPENDED OWERE

By Our Reporter. National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) affiliates on January 9, 2023 convened General Council which endorsed new leaders and also suspended the federations Chairman General Mr Usher Wilson Owere. Acting Chairman General Mr Musa Okello said they are not in the culture of pursuing one another over mistakes made in administration. “Go […]

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UNATU to strike over arts teachers’ salary enhancements

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IGAD capacity builds Labour Attachés in the Middle East

By Our Reporter. Enhancing the capacities of Labour attachés of East African countries based in the Middle East is vital to improve the working conditions and protection of migrant workers, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) underscored.A five-day training workshop entitled: “Regional Training for labour Attachés of IGAD Member States in the Middle East” took […]

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UWOPA wants govt to construct shelter for girls and women

By Sarah Achen Kibisi. The Uganda Women Parliamentary Association-UWOPA has asked government to allocate funds for the construction of regional shelters for girls and women facing gender based violence.This was requested by the Chairperson UWOPA Hon. Sarah Opendi while officiating at a function at parliament to commemorate the 16 days of activism against GBV that […]

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ILO plans African – Gulf states dialogue to protect migrant workers

By Our Reporter. The International Labour Organization (ILO) said it will organize a platform for dialogue on promoting decent job for African migrant workers in the Middle East in the early months of the upcoming year.Speaking to ENA, ILO Country Office Director Alexio Musindo said many migrant workers are often found in temporary, unprotected jobs, […]