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THIS WEEK: Judiciary suspends strike again, give another ultimatum

Godfrey Kaweesa (standing) during a judicial officers meeting

THIS WEEK: Judiciary suspends strike again, give another ultimatum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Following several meetings, the judicial officials who had for weeks laid down their tools over salary enhancements and allowances agreed to go back to work but promised this was only for three months.

Speaking to journalists on Sept.06, Godfrey Kaweesa, the president of Judicial officers association said the strike had just been suspended up to December 11. If their queries are not solved by then, he said they will lay down their tools again.

However, government had earlier promised to work on their demands that include providing them with medical insurance, housing allowances, vehicles and security as soon as the public service ministry finishes the process of harmonizing salaries of all government employees.

This process, Constitutional Affairs Minister Kahinda Otafiire had said will be complete by end of October.

 

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