Analysis of Law Relating To Termination of Employment Contracts In Uganda under the Private Sector

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Kampala International University, diploma in law
The study examined the analysis of the law relating to termination of employment contract in Uganda under the private sector. The study used the following objectives;- to review the legal frame work on termination of employment contracts in Uganda. to examine the Remedies available during termination of employment contracts in Kampala district. Uganda and to examine the roles played by different organization during termination of employment contract in Uganda. Mythology; the study adopted a doctrinal research methodology which will deprive assessments from Socio-legal research approach that that a legal researcher wi II go beyond the doctrinal research and takes a broader perspective encompassing some aspect of law in its social context. the term socio-legal research may also applied to describe the research method(s) utilised. An employer may terminate his employee's contract due to the latter's conduct which leads to a breach of a fundamental term of the contract 1 • It follows that the breach cannot be corrected by any acts. When this happens, the employee is not entitled to any legal remedies except his wages earned during the period when the contract existed. The latter period of the contract is marred by the breaching conduct which severs the employee's entitlements. From the historical point of view trade unions were generally established for the purpose of protecting the working lives of workers. The main objective of trade union is to promote the interest of its members. due regard being paid to the interest of the total labor force and to the greater national interest. To achieve this aim, trade unions have a duty to maintain the viability of the undertaking by ensuring cooperation with management in measures to promote efficiency and good industrial relations. The study recommends that one of the fundamental rules of the law of contract is that a contract will be discharged by frustration, if circumstances arises that amount to frustration; the contract automatically comes to an end.
A Research Paper Submitted to the School of Law In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirement For The award Of a Diploma in Law of Kampala International University
Law Relating To Termination, Employment Contracts, Private Sector