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Fight over Minimum Wage Bill

The arguments for are as varied as those against the minimum wage  Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | A fresh fight is looming between workers’ unions and representatives in Parliament and the government over new proposals to have a minimum wage law. President Yoweri Museveni returned the proposed Minimum Wage …

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Weakness of NSSF amendment Bill

The reforms the NSSF Act and Social Pension Schemes need for alignment with comprehensive social protection systems COMMENT | PATRICK AJUNA | The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) (Amendment Bill), 2019 presented in parliament recently has generated mixed reactions from the public on a number of issues of interest. This …

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Targeting NSSF money

The truth and the lies Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA AND JULIUS BUSINGE | Richard Byarugaba sits on the biggest pile of money in Uganda. He is the managing director of NSSF, the country’s only government-run compulsory pension savings scheme for workers valued at over Shs9.9 trillion as at June …

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NOTU runs to court over NSSF board representation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Organization of Trade Unions (NOTU) has petitioned the High Court, challenging the rejection of its nominees on the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) board. The NSSF 11th board was inaugurated in December, 2018, by Finance Minister Matia Kasaija, but without t representatives …

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NOTU, Finance Ministry bicker over NSSF representation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Organization of Trade Unions (NOTU) is embroiled in a conflict over its representation to the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) board. The 11th NSSF board was inaugurated by Finance Minister Matia Kasaija yesterday but without workers representatives from NOTU. The inaugurated board is …

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THIS WEEK: NOTU rejects importation of Cuban doctors

NOTU rejects importation of Cuban doctors Kampala, Uganda |THE INDEPENDENT | Confirming an earlier allegation, Sarah Opendi, the Health Minister In charge of General Duties said government said government is planning to import medical specialists to fill the gaps in hospitals across the country. Opendi who was appearing before a committee …

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