Established in Kampala, Uganda since 1938, Amalgamated Transport and General Workers' Union (ATGWU - Uganda) is responsible for organising and representing its members in the Transport, Oils, Chemical and Private Security Industries. It is a trade union with a proven track record in handling labour related issues for its members. ATGWU was later re-rigesterd in 1974 after merging with other unions. It is affiliated to Global Unions like International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), Union Network International (UNI) and also locally affiliated to the National Organisation of Trade union Uganda (NOTU). Workers within our organising jurisdiction out there please this is your chance to join this union. Therefore utilise this chance and join the union now!!.
To be the most effective, efficient, reputable and self sustaining labour union with a united membership advocating for rights at work.
To organize and educate workers; recruit and retain members and carry out advocacy through comprehensive systems, policies, procedures in the promotion and protection of rights at work.
Identity of ATGWU
Amalgamated Transport and General Workers' Union (ATGWU) is a free autonomous, democratic and voluntary organisation formed, owned and run by workers in accordance with the provisions of its own constitution.
The Head office is located at Plot 1066 Sepiruya Mukasa Road - Luzira, off Port Bell Road and opposite Bishop Ciprian Kihangire SSS, with a branch office at Entebbe International Airport.
Scope of ATGWU
This Union represents workers engaged in the following trades and industries
Civil Aviation Industry
Road Transport Industry
Logistics and Integrators Industry
Chemical and Oil Industry
Private Security Industry
General workers in support services
Aims and Objectives of the union.
This Union aims at recruiting, actively organising and representing all workers in the above trade and industry into a strong and well informed union force that is capable of facing the growing changes and challenges in the world of employment so as to:
Membership of the union is open, without discrimination to all the workers within the jurisdiction of the listed trade and industries. Any worker employed in the above listed trades and industries is eligible and free to join ATGWU on signing a declaration form found on this website.