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Name: The Employment Act, 2006 (Act No. 6)
Country: Uganda
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2006-05-24
Entry into force:
Published on: Uganda Gazette - Acts Supplement No. 5, 2006-06-08, Vol. XCVIX, No. 36, pp. 1- 74 (PDF 1'070kb)
ISN: UGA-2006-L-74416
Bibliography: Uganda Gazette - Acts Supplement No. 5, 2006-06-08, Vol. XCVIX, No. 36, pp. 1- 74 PDF 1'070kb PDF 1'070kb
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Uganda PDF PDF (consulted on 2017-05-26)
Abstract/Citation: Part I - Preliminary
Part II - General Principles (forced labour, discrimination and sexual harassment)
Part III - Administration and Jurisdiction (Labour Inspection, Labour Advisory Board)
Part IV - The Employment Relationship (contracts, insolvency, employment of children, migrant workers, etc.)
Part V - Wages and Related Notices (payment, deductions, union dues, etc.)
Part VI - Rights and Duties in Employment (weekly rest, working hours, annual leave, maternity and paternity leaves, sick pay, etc.)
Part VII - Discipline and Termination
Part VIII - Continuity of Employment (continuous service, seasonal employment, etc.)
Part IX - Severance Allowance
Part X - Remedies, Jurisdiction
Part XI - Miscellaneous

Schedule 1 - Disciplinary Code
Schedule 2 - Currency Point

Repeals the Employment Act (Cap. 219).
Implementing text(s):

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