Statement on the Suspension Of 6 Labour Export Firms

You will recall that i addressed you on 4 February 2020 as a response to a number of complaints we receive, and also read in the press and on social media, regarding the unscrupulous action of charging of illegal registration and placement fees by licensed recruitment agencies. I informed you that Regulation 29(1) of the Employment (Recruitment...

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Over 2000 Youth to Benefit from Youth Livelihood Programme this Year

Over 2,000 youth will benefit from the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) after the 59th payment worth UShs2,313,500,000 was approved under the Youth Livelihood Programme. The funds are meant to finance 262 youth enterprises from funds recovered by the Local Governments. Under the revised guidelines, funds for t...

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46th AFRICAN REGIONAL LABOUR ADMINISTRATION CENTER (ARLAC)

UGANDA HOSTS AFRICAN REGIONAL LABOUR ADMINISTRATION CENTER(ARLAC) MEETING Uganda through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development is hosting the 46th ARLAC Governing Council Meeting for Ministers responsible for Labour/Employment/Manpower issues In Anglophone Africa. The Meeting is being held at the Speke Resort Munyonyo from 10th –...

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Minister Convenes Stakeholder Meeting on Externalisation of  Labour

The Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Hon. Frank Tumwebaze today(07/02/2020) convened a multi-agency meeting to devise better strategies for coordinating and ensuring safe labour migration and combating human trafficking. The Head of State House Anti-Corruption Unit, Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema tabled a report on complaints so far regi...

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