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Casual workers considered in new Employment Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Employment (Amendment) Bill, 2022 that seeks to among others regulate the employment of casual workers, has been re-tabled for First Reading. The bill was tabled by Margaret Rwabushaija during plenary sitting on Wednesday, 21 September 2022. According to the bill, the current Employment Act only …

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Education committee starts processing UNEB bill

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators on the Education committee have called for sanctions against schools that charge extra fees while registering candidates for national exams. The MPs made the proposal as the committee embarked on scrutinizing  the Uganda National Examinations Board Amendment Bill 2020 on Tuesday. The committee chaired …

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MPs query employees’ pay cut at vision group

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The government has been tasked to explain a recent decision by the management of Vision Group, the publishers of New Vision and Bukedde newspaper to effect salary cuts for all members of staff. Government is the majority shareholder in the company with 53 per …

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Uber, taxify drivers ask gov’t to regulate fares

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Smart Online Driver’s Association has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament over unfair treatment and low fares. The petitioners who offer special vehicle hire services under Uber and taxify, accused the two companies of offering low fares to customers at their expense. Musa Kawunga, …

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