Kinyara Sugar Ltd - 2006

Start date: → 2006-01-01
End date: → Not specified
Name industry: → Manufacturing, Agriculture, forestry, fishing
Name industry: → Growing of crops, market gardening, horticulture, Manufacture of food products
Public/private sector: → In the private sector
Concluded by:
Name company: → Kinyara Sugar Ltd
Names trade unions: → National Union of Plantation and Agricultural Workers - Uganda (NUPAWU)
Name other signatories from employees' side: → General Manager KSL ; P. V. Ramadasan; General Manager NUPAWU J. B. Pajobo

SICKNESS AND DISABILITY

Maximum days for paid sickness leave: → 30 days
Provisions regarding return to work after long-term illness, e.g. cancer treatment: → No
Paid menstruation leave: → No
Pay in case of disability due to work accident: → No

WORKING HOURS, SCHEDULES AND HOLIDAYS

Paid annual leave: → 28.0 days
Paid annual leave: → 4.0 weeks
Provisions on flexible work arrangements: → 

WAGES

Wages determined by means of pay scales: → Yes
Adjustment for rising costs of living: → 0

Wage increase

Wage increase: → 13.0 %
Wage increase starts: → 2011-07

Once only extra payment

Once only extra payment: →  %
Once only extra payment due to company performance: → No

Payment for standby work

Payment for standby work: → UGX 6000.0
Payment for standby work Sundays only: → No
Payment for standby work all days per week: → Yes

Allowance for commuting work

Allowance for commuting work: → UGX 10000.0 per month

Meal vouchers

Meal allowances provided: → Yes
→ 6000.0 per meal
Free legal assistance: → 
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MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN KINYARA SUGAR LIMITED AND NATIONAL UNION OF PLANTATION AND AGRICULTURAL WORKERS (U)

Preamble

After detailed discussions and negotiations, taking into consideration the current inflation and the consequent increase in the cost of living, the following have been agreed:

1. New increased wages and salaries

a)An increase of 13% on the basic of all Unionisable employees in grades 7 to 13.

b)This increase is effective from 1st July 2011. This agreement will remain in force until 30th June 2012.

2. Annual Leave

The numbers of days for annual leave have been increased from 26 to 28 days.

3. Sick Leave

Sick leave with full pay has been revised from the present 22 workings days to 30 working days in any one year.

4. Safari Allowance

Safari allowances for unionized staff while on official duty outside the estate have been revised as follows:

a) Break fast from Sh. 2,500 to Sh. 4,000

b) Lunch from Sh. 3,500 to Sh. 6,000

c) Dinner from Sh. 7,000 to Sh. 10,000

d) Accommodation from Sh. 2,0000 to Sh. 30,000

5. Meals for Kampala staff

Unionisable employees in Kampala office are to be paid a lunch allowance of Sh. 6,000 per day against the current 3,500 being paid.

6.Housing allowance

The housing allowance for eligible unionisable employees not housed by the Company will be paid as follows:

a) Job Grades 7-920 % of the basic

b) Job Grades 10- 13 25 % of the basic

c) The Kampala based staff housing allowance will remain 60% of the basic.

7. Bicycle Allowance

Bicycle allowance has been revised from Sh. 7000 to Sh. 10,000 per month.

8. On call allowance

On call allowance has been revised from Sh. 4000 to Sh.6,000 per 7 day period when one has been asked to be on call duty.

9. Acting Allowance

Acting allowance will be paid at a rate of 20 % of the basic salary of the employee in the acting capacity. 

10. Funeral facilities

In the event of death of a employee, spouse and up to five children under the age of 18 years, the company shall provide the following burial contributions;

• A decent coffin, or Sh. 80,000 for adults and Sh.50,000 for infants

• A sufficient wrapping material or Sh. 12,000 for adults and Sh.6,000 for children to form a shroud.

•Food Items

11.Attendance recording

In order to instill and maintain discipline of workers on attendance and time keeping, an attendance recording system based on hand print has been introduced. Every employee will be required to do the following in order to qualify for pay for that day:

(a) Punch in when reporting for work at the beginning of days’s work/shift and at the time of reporting for work after lunch / meals;

(b) Punch out when leaving for lunch / meals and at the end of the day’s work/shift.

12. Duration of the Agreement

This agreement is an addendum to the main agreement signed between the Management of Kinyara Sugar Ltd. and NUPAWU dated 1st February 2006 and shall remain in force until otherwise advised.

Signed for and on behalf of:

Kinyara Sugar Limited

1. General Manager KSL

P. V. Ramadasan

2. Russell Moro

Company Secretary

Signed for and on behalf of:

1. General Manager NUPAWU

J. B. Pajobo

Peter Werikhe

Secretary General NOTU

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