Workers Compensation Workshop - Western Region

21st, Mar 2024 Share This

We held a Consultative Stakeholder Workshop on the draft guidelines on the computation of Workers Compensation in partnership with the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development. The workshop which featured Labour Officers from the Western Region took place at Acacia Hotel in Mbarara.

Assistant Commissioner of Industrial Relations at Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development - Apollo Onzoma opened the workshop by emphasising that Labour Officers drive the Workers Compensation Act's impact on Ugandans. He applauded UIA for rendering support in the drafting of the Workers Compensation Computation Guidelines.

Assistant Commissioner of Industrial Relations at Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development - Apollo Onzoma giving opening remarks at the workshop

Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development’s Labour Support Officer - Martha Irankunda took the Labour Officers through the assessment & computation of workers compensation as indicated in the Workers Compensation Act.       

Labour Support Officer at Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development - Martha Irankunda speaking at the wotkshop

Non-Life Technical Assistant - Gilbert Emojong who represented UIA at the meeting thanked the Ministry of Gender Labour & Social Development for its proactive efforts towards drafting the Workers Compensation Computation Guidelines.

Non-Life Technical Assistant at UIA - Gilbert Emojong delivering his speech at the workshop

Vice Chairperson of the Uganda Labour Association - Nyanzi Kizito also lauded the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development for their commitment to elevating the visibility of labour officials in public service.

Vice Chairperson of the Uganda Labour Association - Nyanzi Kizito applauding the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development 

Gilbert pledged UIA’s continued support & co-operation with all stakeholders to promote insurance whilst safeguarding the consumers’ best interests.