Local Government Workers under their umbrella body, Uganda Local Government Workers’ Union, have threatened to kick off an industrial action with effect from Wednesday 13, Midnight.
In a July 13, statement released by Hassan Lwabayi Mudiba, the Union’s General Secretary, the decision was reached at after a meeting of the National Executive Board, reviewed government’s commitment No ADM 218/264/01 Vol. 10 of 6th July, 2022 signed by Hon. Wilson Muruli Mukasa, the Minister of Public Service.
He says that it was considered a misrepresentation of the agreed positions made in a meeting of Tuesday 6th July, 2022 between Government and Uganda Local Government Workers Union.
Mudiba noted that the industrial action will continue till government gives a credible commitment to their grievances.
He encouraged all union members to keep in touch with the Union Secretariat and observe all applicable laws to avoid unnecessary liabilities.
The Local Government workers want government to enhance their salaries as agreed in the Collective Bargaining (CBA) Act 2018, where salaries for all public servants including those of local government were to be increase
Minister Muruli Mukasa has in the past reaffirmed government’s commitment towards the enhancement of salaries for all public servants in a phased manner according to the approved salary pay plan and targets. He says this will depend on the availability of resources.
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