Uganda Flower Exporters Association - 2013

Start date: → 2013-04-01
End date: → 2014-03-31
Ratified by: → Other
Ratified on: → 2013-04-08
Name industry: → Wholesale, Trade, fuelling and repair of motor vehicles, Agriculture, forestry, fishing
Name industry: → Growing of crops, market gardening, horticulture
Public/private sector: → In the private sector
Concluded by:
Names associations: → Uganda Flower Exporters Association
Names trade unions: → Uganda Horticultural and Allied Workers′ Union

EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS

Trial period duration: → 180 days
Part-time workers excluded from any provision: → No
Provisions about temporary workers: → No
Apprentices excluded from any provision: → No
Minijobs/student jobs excluded from any provision: → No

WAGES

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

Wage increase

Wage increase: → 5.0 %
Wage increase starts: → 2012-05

Meal vouchers

Meal allowances provided: → No
Free legal assistance: → No
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COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT (CBA) ON SALARIES AND WAGES BETWEEN SIGNATORY MEMBERS OF UGANDA FLOWER EXPORTERS ASSOCIATION AND UGANDA HORTICULTURAL, INDUSTRIAL, SERVICE PROVIDERS AND ALLIED WORKERS' UNION (UHISPAWU) - 2013

PHASE IV - March 2013

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN MEMBERS OF UGANDA FLOWER EXPORTERS ASSOCIATION LTD (UFEA) (HEREIN AFTER REFERRED TO AS "EMPLOYERS") WHO ARE SIGNATORIES TO THE RECOGNITION AND PROCEDURAL AGREEMENT AND UGANDA HORTICULTURAL ALLIED WORKERS UNION (UHAWU)( HEREIN AFTER REFERRED TO AS THE "UNION") FOR AND ON BEHALF OF WORKERS IN MATTERS OF WAGES AND SALARIES

1. PREAMBLE

An agreement made on this day APRIL 2013 between members of UFEA

And The Uganda Horticultural and Allied Workers Union Whereas:

In entering this agreement both the Union and Employers appreciate that it is in their interest to have productive, continuous and reliable employment and good service delivery to all concerned.

The Employer and the Union hereto are desirous to maintaining good and normal working relations in the flower industry, by introducing better arrangement for wages/salaries

The Employer and the Union having already signed the Collective Bargaining Agreement for terms and condition of service, the Collective Bargaining Agreement for wages and salaries (phase II) May 2011, the Collective Bargaining Agreement for wages and salaries (phase III) May 2012, and now wish to sign the Collective Bargaining Agreement for wages and salaries (Phase IV); the parties, NOW DO HEREBY MUTUALLY AGREE AS FOLLOWS:

2. SCOPE

In this Phase IV of the Collective Bargaining Agreement wages and salaries increment has been considered and support to the Union.

3. SALARIES AND WAGES

It was agreed that the following salaries and wages be agreed on and implemented as follows:

Employee (worker) who has completed the six month probation period as stated in the CBA for terms and condition of service (i.e. who are permanent employees) will get 5% increment in addition to what they have earlier received after the last CBA salaries wages of May 2012 in form of allowance and/or benefits in agreement/consent with the Union.

4. IMPLEMENTATION

The implementation date for the year 2013 will be 1st April, 2013 -31 March 2014,

As agreed on in the Phase II negotiation, Wages and salaries shall be reviewed every year and negotiations shall take place between January and March.

5. GRATUITY

The CBA Terms and condition of service defined Gratuity as "the voluntary payment in appreciation given to an Employee under an established scheme in recognition of good conduct by the employee during hi/her term of service. It is agreed that only those Farms currently with a GRATUITY scheme will continue to do so.

6. SIGNATORIES

We the undersigned agree on the provisions as stipulated above:

**NAMES OF COMPANIES

- 1. Aurum Roses

- 2. Fiduga Ltd

- 3. Jambo Roses

- 4. JP Cutting

- 5. Mairye Estates

- 6. Oasis nurseries

- 7. Pearl Flowers

- 8. Rosebud Limited

- 9. Ugarose Flowers Ltd

- 10. Royalvanzanten

- 11. wagagai Ltd

- 12. Xclusive Cuttings

**NAME OF TRADE UNION - UHISPAWU

DATE: 18/04/2013

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