MINISTERIAL PRESS STATEMENT ON SOCIAL ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF CORONA VIRUS ON UGANDA

The Minister of State for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Hon. Mwesigwa Rukutana has issued a press statement on the social economic effects of the global Corona virus (COVID19) pandemic in Uganda. The Minister offered guidelines and considerations on labour related matters as the country looks forward to mitigating COVID19 effects. T...

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Sensitization Workshop for Private Recruitment Agencies

The Ministry is today holding a one-day sensitization workshop for Internal Private Recruitment Agencies that are regulated by the Ministry. At the official opening of the Workshop, the Director Labour, Employment, Occupational Safety and Health (LEOSH), Mr. Martin Wandera informed participants that the recruitment agencies are regulated by law...

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Bugwere Clan Leaders Want Cultural Institution Dissolved

A team of prominent leaders from Bukedi sub region have petitioned the Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Hon. Frank Tumwebaze to withdraw recognition of the Obwa Ikumbania bwa Bugwere cultural institution saying it is promoting disunity. While meeting the Minister in Kampala on Tuesday, the delegation led by Prof. Vinand Mukatab...

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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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