2.3 Other withholding

Commentary

2.3.3 Union dues

Uganda
Uganda | Commentary

2.3.3 Union dues

Uganda | Commentary

2.3.3     Union dues

Sections 29 and 40 of the Constitution of Uganda 1995 (2017) provides Ugandan workers with the freedom of association, and ss 2–18 of the Labour Unions Act 2006, allows workers to establish and join a labour Trade Union movement.

With written permission from the employee, an employer may deduct monies from pay in respect of union dues. However, ss 2 and 43–50 of the Employment Act 2006, states that such deductions must not exceed two-thirds of an individual's pay in the same period.

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