Article 40 Uganda Constitution 1995
Article 40 of the Uganda Constitution 1995 is under Chapter Four (Protection and promotion of fundamental and other human rights and freedoms) of the Constitution. Article 40 is about Economic rights.
(1) Parliament shall enact laws—
(a) to provide for the right of persons to work under satisfactory, safe and healthy conditions;
(b) to ensure equal payment for equal work without discrimination; and
(c) to ensure that every worker is accorded rest and reasonable working hours and periods of holidays with pay, as well as remuneration for public holidays.
(2) Every person in Uganda has the right to practise his or her profession and to carry on any lawful occupation, trade or business.
(3) Every worker has a right—
(a) to form or join a trade union of his or her choice for the promotion and protection of his or her economic and social interests;
(b) to collective bargaining and representation; and
(c) to withdraw his or her labour according to law.
(4) The employer of every woman worker shall accord her protection during pregnancy and after birth, in accordance with the law.