He is mobilizing workers to join trade unions for better salary negotiations and collective bargain both in formal and informal sector.
The bill on minimum wage was presented to parliament and cabinet last year however President Yoweri Museveni squashed saying it needed more reviews and consultation to cater for other missing provisions in the law.
According to Bakabulindi former sports minister the union mobilization and sensitization campaign is line with his political campaign to liberate workers from exploitation both in private sector and public.
Bakabulindi says this is his launch pad that will lead to parliament for another term as workers member of parliament as 2021 general elections hits up.
“the objective of my union mobilsaition is to create awareness about workers’ rights and push to see that minimum wage is adhered too and assented to by the president come 2021/2026 as member of parliament,”he said.
“The other agenda is to see that workers leaders can negotiate for better pay,they are skilled on trade unions business for collective bargain.
Charles Bakabulindi is seeking reelection for workers member of parliament for the next general elections under the slogan workers bridge.
Bakabulindi holds master of management studies in public administration and has held leadership and responsibilities as workers mp,state minister of education in charge of sports, vice president for all sports minister in Africa, former chairman parliamentary movement caucus, national chairman Uganda beverages, tobacco and allied workers union, patron Uganda sports press association and chairman workers league in Rubaga.
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