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Joint Committee stuck with NSSF Amendment Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A joint committee that is scrutinizing the National Social Security Fund Amendment Bill is stuck following a disagreement between Henry Musasizi, the chairperson of the Finance Committee and his Gender counterpart Alex Ndeezi. The Bill seeks to, among others, expand social security coverage and …

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Kadaga to resolve Gender, Finance committees rift on NSSF Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga says she will meet the chairpersons of the Gender and Finance Committees who have disagreed over the processing of the National Social Security Fund Amendment Bill, 2019. Kadaga told Parliament that she will meet both chairpersons in order to forge …

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NSSF Bill: Uganda retirement benefits authority opposes capping levy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Retirement Benefits Authority-URBRA has rejected the provision that caps the levy National Social Security Fund-NSSF should pay to the regulator at 0.05 percent. The National Social Security Fund Amendment Bill among others seeks to amend the NSSF Act, 1985, to provide for mandatory …

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NSSF bill discriminatory- PSFU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Social Security Fund Amendment Bill, 2019 is discriminatory to employees in the informal sector, according to the Private Sector Foundation Uganda-PSFU. PSFU notes with the concern that the bill only provided for mandatory contributions for employees and employers in the formal sector. …

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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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Gender, Finance ministers disagree over NSSF bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Gender, Labour and Social Development Minister, Janat Mukwaya has clashed with Gabriel Ajedra, the General Duties State Minister in the Finance, Planning and Economic Development Ministry over certain provisions in the National Social Security Fund Amendment Bill, 2019. The ministers expressed contrasting views …

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Employees express mixed reactions on NSSF bill

FILE PHOTO: NSSF Headquarters Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A cross-section of employees and employers has expressed mixed reactions to proposals by government in the National Social Security Fund Amendment Bill, 2019. On Tuesday, the Minister of State for Children and Youth Affairs, Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi presented the Bill to …

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