• Director Operations during a meeting at Lake Manyara Hotel in Arusha

  • HTS Union Domestic workers' campaign

  • Marriot worldwide workers campaign

  • HTS Union team

About us

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.

Aims & Objectives

These and more are some of the major aims and objectives of Uganda Hotels, Food, Tourism, Supermarkets and Allied workers' union.


Protect members' interests

To regulate wages and conditions of its members and Generally to protect the interests of the members.


Investment & Saving

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.


Sales and Trading

To promote, aid and encourage viable economic projects to improve and strengthen the Union financial base.


Educational programmes

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.


Acquire Assets & Commodities

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.

Union Policies

These are some of the policies that are being implemented by the union.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can one join HTS-Union as a member?

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 info@hts-union.org or visit www.hts-union.org.

Who is eligible to become a member?

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.

Where are the offices located?

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.

What language are available?

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How do you engage workers from different sectors?

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.

What is the coverage of the Union

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

If you have inqueries please email us at info@hts-union.org
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