HTS-Union/Hotels Union has signed an MoU with the 10 hotels under the Speke Group of Hotels on the terms and conditions of how to manage and mitigate the effects of COVID 19 to the employees of the 10 hotels. The signing was done at Crane Chambers
A similar MoU was also signed with The Sheraton Kampala Hotel on the same day
The following are a couple of documents that were signed in a move to assist staff/workers of these establishments
Uganda Hotels, Food, Tourism, Supermarkets and Allied Workers' Union (HTS-Union) like any other labour union, exists by Article 29 1.(e) and 40 3. (a), (b), (c) and (d) of the constitution of the republic of uganda as amended 2017 among relevant labour laws.
HTS Union as it is called now was formed in 1957 at Lake Victoria Hotel Entebbe and first registered in 1959 as Trade Union No. 2 under its first name, Uganda Hotels and Domestic Workers’ Union. The union was formed for the main purpose and/or function of advancing, advocating, promoting, defending and protecting the social-economic interests of the workers inthe sector of jurisdiction.
These and more are some of the major aims and objectives of Uganda Hotels, Food, Tourism, Supermarkets and Allied workers' union.
To regulate wages and conditions of its members and Generally to protect the interests of the members.
To promote, aid and encourage establishment of savings and credit cooperative societies, either at branch or National level as may be decided upon by the relevant organs of the Union.
To promote, aid and encourage viable economic projects to improve and strengthen the Union financial base.
Generally to promote the social economic interests and educational programmes of the members.
To co-operate with other Organizations on matters of common interest with a view to taking common action when necessary or desirable.
To acquire either by purchase, lease, or otherwise any moveable, immoveable property or other assets and to sell, to let, to mortgage, to charge or otherwise deal with or dispose off the same.
It is important that you join the union when you start working. Request for the Membership Application form from the head office by email on [email protected] or visit www.hts-union.org.
All workers employed in the Hotels, Resorts, Lodges, Motels, Inns, Guests Houses, Restaurants, Bars, Pubs, Members Clubs, Health Clubs, Cafes, Bakeries, Confectionaries, Supermarkets, Food Processing Plants, Meat Packers, National Parks, Conservation Areas, Sanctuaries, Tour Companies, Golf Courses, and Domestic Workers.
The National Headquarters of the Union is situated in Kampala, Plot 477, Ssekabaka Kintu Road,Wakaliga,Rubaga. Postal address is P.O. Box 3799, Kampala.
HTS union as it is known now was formed in 1957 at Lake Victoria Hotel Entebbe and first registered in 1959 as Trade Union No. 2 under its first name, Uganda Hotels and Domestic Workers’ Union. The union was formed for the main purpose and/or function of advancing, advocating, promoting, defending and protecting the social-economic interests of the workers inthe sector of jurisdiction.
Collective bargaining which is one of our core mandate as one of the day-to-day function, is adequately done. We indeed continuously engage individual and group employers in our Sector to negotiate new Collective Agreements and review existing Agreements for the working terms and conditions of employment with several employers all times.
We have a big outreach across Uganda.
Northern Region we have an office in Gulu
Eastern Region,there is an Office in Mbale
Rwenzori Region office is in Fortportal
With many Offices in the Central region like Entebbe, Kampala and the head office