Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Workers on strike over salaries

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Hoima - About 50 casual workers at Butema Bricks Construction Limited have been on a sit down strike, protesting against non-payment of their salaries for the last two months. The company, a brick making project for the Hoima Catholic Diocese, allegedly owes the workers who pitched camp
in its compound, about Shs10m, salaries for April and May this year.

The workers also accused the company of scrapping their allowances and exposing them to harsh working conditions, and threatened to

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