Welcome to Industrial Court

Labour Justice for All

An individual who works part-time or full-time under a contract of employment, whether oral or written, express or implied, and has recognized rights and duties is called worker or an employee.

Industrial Court

Our Main goal is to Ensure Compliance with International Labour Organisation Conventions which aim to improve labour standards of people in Uganda and to provide a platform for people to Equitably express their labour grievances so as to achieve equal Opportunity in Employment.


An employer is an organization, institution, government entity, agency, company, professional services firm, nonprofit association, small business, store, or individual who employs or puts to work, a person who is called an employee. In exchange for the employee’s work or services, the employer pays compensation that may include a salary, an hourly wage, and benefits.

Court Pre-session

On 17th March 2017, the presession meetings commenced at the Court premises in Ntinda with 74 Labour disputes due to end on 17th May 2017

Lira Circuit
Lira High Court

On 08th to 19th October, 2018 the Court will hold a circuit at Lira High Court and Chief Magistrates Premises officiated by the Chief Judge of the Industrial Court.

Gulu Circuit
Gulu High Court

Gulu Circuit was Opened by the Registrar of the Industrial Court of Uganda Her Worship Sylvia Nabaggala on the 1st October, 2018.

Staff Induction

On Saturday 04th march 20017, the Court staff were inducted for the first time and the workshop took place at Ministers Village Hotel in Ntinda Kampala.

Our Partners

International Labour Organisation
International Labour Organisation

Only tripartite U.N. agency, since 1919 the ILO brings together governments, employers and workers representatives of 186 member States , to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes promoting decent work for all women and men. The main aims of the ILO are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.

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Justice Law and Order sector
Justice Law and Order sector

JLOS is a sector wide approach adopted by the Government of Uganda to bring together Institutions with closely linked mandates of administering justice and maintaining law and order and human rights, into developing a common vision, policy framework, unified on objectives and plan over the medium term. It focuses on a holistic approach to improving access to and administration of justice through the sector wide approach to planning, budgeting, programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

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Uganda Legal Information Institute
Uganda Legal Information Institute

The Uganda Legal Information Institute is an internet facility that provides the public with legal information relating to Uganda, with a view of promoting and supporting the rule of law. The main aims are; to Improve on-going collection of case law in electronic format from courts of record, ensure completeness of the database for covered years for all courts, scanning of older collection, to digest the judgments to enhance the textual search capacity online, improve use of the website by conducting training and promotion plus publishing law reports from the case law already online.

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