THE UNION IDENTITY:
NUEI is a voluntary and democratic workers’ union catering for all non-teaching staff. (Both administrative, technical and support staff) working in any educational institution in Uganda.
THE UNION VISION:
To create social dialogue, advocacy and protection of the workers’ rights through collective bargaining for improved terms and conditions of service for all non teaching staff in all educational institutions in Uganda
THE UNION MISSION:
NUEI is dedicated to the development of the workers’ welfare through an effective organisation for the betterment or improvement of the workers’ conditions of service throughout the country.
NUEI started in 1956 at the then Makerere College as Makerere college employees union later transformed into what was known as Makerere University Employees Union.
In 1973 under reform of the trade unions, the union at Makerere expanded to cover other tertiary institutions and transformed into National union of educational institutions (NUEI), its coverage scope was to represent all non-teaching staff in all educational institutions in Uganda registered under trade union decree as TU4.
The founding members came from mainly high tertiary Institutions.
Makerere University Kampala (MUK), Institute of Teacher Education Kyambogo (ITEK), Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo (UPK) today ITEK and UPK were merged to form Kyambogo University (KYU), the National College of Business Studies (NCBS) today known as Makerere University Business School (MUBS) and later on were joined by Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST).
NUEI covers the country with membership in tertiary, secondary and primary institutions. “Join now if you not yet a member”
How to enroll as a member
Upon admission as a member, must sign a declaration form and is enrolled either by check-off system or direct from source collectors’ system in accordance to the recognition agreement with the place of work; government / public institutions, or private institutions.
A 3 % contribution non-refundable subscription fee (user’s contributions) from the members’ pay (consolidated) is deducted to the union national account for services.
Members’ receive membership cards at the time of enrollment; it must provide full information regarding one’s employment, the terms, duration of employment and salary / wage. This card should be produced whenever services from the union Head Office are required.
NUEI affiliates to NOTU, PSI and EI, also cooperates with other friendly international organizations willing to share our experiences under the ILO auspices.
The union doors are wide open to cooperate with other centres in exercising the freedom of association provided it does not hamper the union independency and shall contribute to achieving of its vision, mission and objectives.
NUEI derive its funds from the following sources: -
- Membership Subscription fees 3 %.
- Donations and Assistance from Development Partners.
- Levies / Service fees.
- Sale of Publications.
All Correspondences addressed to: -
The General Secretary
National Union of Educational Institutions (NUEI).
PLOT 17 / 19 SALIM BAY ROAD- NTINDA
P.O. BOX 16086, KAMPALA
TEL; 256-41- 286534 / 285817
FAX 256-41- 285817
E Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org