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Workers welcome minimum wage bill

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Workers have welcomed the Minimum Wage Bill. On Tuesday, Parliament passed the Minimum Wage Bill, 2018. The Bill empowers the Minister of labour to appoint a Minimum Wages Board to fix all minimum wages for various sectors. The minister is also mandated to …

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Informal sector eating up global workforce – UN study

Zurich, Switzerland | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 61 percent of the global workforce earns their livelihoods in the informal sector, with no social protection, rights at work and decent working conditions. Majority of these (85.8 percent) are in emerging and developing economies in Africa. The findings are revealed in …

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COMMENT: On-job training for graduates

COMMENT BY: Badru Walusansa Facilitate transition from education the world of work by passing on work skills and industry competencies Graduate unemployment in Uganda is stale news. Graduate unemployment figures have significantly soared for the last decade leaving no sign of scaling down. Every year, both public and private universities …

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