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Uganda mattress factory fire claims six

16 March, 2015The bodies of six casual workers were found after a fire was put out on Monday 9 March 2015 in a locally-owned mattress factory in Kampala, Uganda. 

Improved maternity protection needed in Uganda

11 June, 2015Twenty-one women leaders and shop stewards from IndustriALL Global Union affiliated unions in Uganda met at the end of May 2015 to discuss issues faced by women workers, particularly the need for improved maternity protection.  

National campaign on precarious work in Uganda

23 November, 2016130 participants from IndustriALL’s Ugandan affiliates met to discuss their campaing against precarious work on 17 November. The campaign aims to create awareness on how precarious work is affecting the welfare of workers in Uganda.

East African unions receive awards for organizing

8 November, 2016When the IndustriALL East Africa Union Building project met in Uganda on 27 – 28 October, three unions were awarded for their major organizing achievements.

Ugandan unions in joint organizing drive

6 July, 2015IndustriaLL Global Union affiliates in Uganda came together for a national planning meeting in the country’s capital Kampala on 25 and 26 June 2015 as part of the IndustriALL East African Union Building Project. 

Ugandan affiliates boost organizing

10 August, 2015A national level training on organizing focused on occupational health and safety and precarious work as the tools for organizing took place on 30 and 31 July 2015 at Kampala, Uganda in Lavanda Hotel.

UGANDA ACTIONS

11 October, 2012IndustriALL affiliate actions to STOP Precarious Work

Ugandan unions commit to unity

28 November, 2013At a ceremony in Kampala on November 28, IndustriALL Global Union's four affiliates signed a memorandum of understanding on unity and cooperation.

Minimum wage needed to push back exploitation in Uganda

7 March, 2013In February 2013, the Ugandan government agreed to renew efforts to establish a minimum wage, after decades of immobility on the matter.

UGANDA

9 October, 2014IndustriALL affiliates in Uganda marched through the city on 7 October and held a press conference and public dialogue aimed at raising awareness on the issue of precarious work.