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
Before Hon. Justice Linda Lillian Tumusiime Mugisha

On 17th June 2024, the Industrial Court commenced the Mbale circuit session. 31 cases were cause listed and  scheduled  from the 17th of June 2024 to  the 05th of July 2024

-Mbale Subregistry: 23 -Soroti Subregistry: 08
Fort-Portal at Circuit session
Before Hon. Anthony Wabwire Musana.

The Industrial Court commenced a Regional Circuit Pre-Session, before Hon. Anthony Wabwire Musana. 38 case were scheduled from 10th to June 28th, 2024.
-Fort-Portal Sub-registry: 30 cases
-Mubende Sub-registry: 8 cases

Lira Pre-Session 
Circuit – Before Hon Justice Anthony Wabwire Musana

Lira Circuit was Opened by the Registrar of the Industrial Court of Uganda Her Worship Sylvia Nabaggala on the 13th Feb 2023 and all the 33 Cases were heard to completion.

Training Workshop
Staff Induction

On April 28, 2023, a one-day staff training covered Code of Conduct, Service Orders, Performance Appraisal, and Record Management at Hillside Plaza Hotel, Ntinda.

Our Partners

International Labour Organisation ILO

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.

Justice Law and Order sector JLOS

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.

Uganda Legal Information Institute ULII

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.