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AN AGREEMENT MADE ON THE TWENTY FIFTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER TWO THOUSAND AND TWELVE BETWEEN KAKIRA SUGAR LIMITED AND THE NATIONAL UNION OF PLANTATION AGRICULTURAL WORKERS OF (UGANDA)

KAKIRA SUGAR LIMITED - A limited liability company in Uganda and having its registered office at Jinja in Uganda of the Post Office Box 121 Jinja hereinafter called “THE COMPANY” (which expression shall where the context so admits shall include its successors and assigns) of the one party.

AND

The National union of plantation agricultural workers of (Uganda) (NUPAWU) representing the employees of the company having its registered office at Kampala of Post Office Box No. 6902, Kampala hereinafter called “THE UNION” (which expression shall where the context so admits shall include its successors and assigns) of the other party.

Whereas the parties to this agreement are interested in maintaining cordial working relations in the industry and the related sectors, by introducing better arrangement of working conditions, salaries and wages and other benefits in a stable atmosphere, and undisturbed working environment of problems pertaining to work relations by collective bargaining and determining ways of settling differences of opinions.

It is now agreed as follows:-

Salaries and Wages

a.The existing salaries/wages of employees in salary grades KS1 to KS8 and S1 and S2 shall be increased by 13.5% across the board.

b.The revised basic salaries/wages as per (a) above, will take effect from 1st July 2012, for a period of two years i.e. up to 30th June 2014.

c.That arrears will also be paid in respect of housing allowance and overtime for eligible employees in accordance with (a) above with effect from 1st July 2012.

d.Management and union further agreed to form a sub-committee in six month time to discuss and make appropriate recommendations to SJIC on leave travelling allowance, safari meals/accommodation allowance, funeral ties, retirement and gratuity benefits and night allowances.

Signed for and on behalf of Kakira Sugar Limited.

1. Secretary General

Signed for and on behalf of national Union of Plantation and Agricultural Workers of Uganda NUPAW(U)

2. Secretary General

Joint Secretaries

Kakira Sugar Ltd - 2012

Start date: → 2012-07-01
End date: → 2014-06-30
Name industry: → Manufacturing
Name industry: → Manufacture of food products
Public/private sector: → In the private sector
Concluded by:
Name company: → Kakira Sugar Ltd
Names trade unions: → National Union of Plantation and Agricultural Workers - Uganda (NUPAWU)

WAGES

Wages determined by means of pay scales: → No
Adjustment for rising costs of living: → 0

Wage increase

Wage increase: → 13.5 %
Wage increase starts: → 2012-07

Meal vouchers

Meal allowances provided: → No
Free legal assistance: → 
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