Uganda’s Court of Appeal upholds Employer’s Right to Terminate Employment Contract for No Cause in Stanbic Bank (Uganda) Limited vs. Nassanga Saphinah Kasule.
Written by Rita Edna Arinaitwe, A Legal Associate at JByamukama & Co. Advocates Download Full Article In a landmark decision delivered on 15th November, 2023, the Court of Appeal, has provided an interpretation of Section 65 (1)(a) of the Employment Act of 2006, in a manner that will be welcomed by Employers. Section 65 (1)(a) […]
The relationship between an employer and his/her employee is contractual in nature and regulated by the terms and conditions of the contract of employment. However even though Uganda upholds the principle of the right to contract and will enforce any contract, it is important to note that every employment contract must meet the legal requirements. […]
Annual Leave; an employee is entitled to a seven day holiday with full pay in respect of each four months of continuous service. Unless otherwise provided in the employment contract, an employee is entitled to annual leave of 21 working days in a year. Sick Leave; an employee who is sick is entitled to sick […]