Recent news

Latest items of recent news relevant to Uganda as reported in our fortnightly newswire ‘Dernières nouvelles’.

Uganda: Museveni rejects Minimum Wages Bill

President Yoweri Museveni returned a 2018 Minimum Wage Bill to parliament last month, claiming that the Attorney-General had advised that there was no need to sign it as the provisions were already covered by existing laws …

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Uganda: National labour force survey 2016/17

Regular earnings levels across the country continue to barely exceed subsistence levels and men continue to earn more than twice the wages of women …

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Uganda: Employers risk Shs10m fine if they break minimum wage law

Employers found guilty before a Labour Court of breaking the minimum salary law may now be subject to penalty fines of up to Shs10 million (US$2,720) and imprisonment for up to three years for each employee concerned …

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Uganda: Fighting gender-based violence

The NGO “CARE International” – which operates in Uganda – has called for stricter policies regarding gender-based violence in the workplace …

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Uganda: Focus on employment of people with disabilities

One of the biggest issues in the forthcoming presidential and parliamentary election in Uganda on February 18th is disability …

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