On Tuesday 27th April 2021, a group of 15 delegates from Ministry of Labour, Gender and Social Development graced Hariss International premises in Kawempe.
The visit led by the State Minister, Hon. Mwesigwa Rukutana and Hon. Peace Mutuuzo was in recognition of Hariss international’s efforts to sustain workers especially during the COVID-19 pandemic ahead of International labour day celebrations.
Labour day is an annual celebration meant for honoring working people, their contributions, achievement and sacrifices in pursuit of national prosperity and well-being.
Hariss International, like other companies was greatly affected by the unprecedented effects of the pandemic. However, they instated new operation strategies that helped them forge their way through to sustain and maintain all employees throughout these times.
Hariss International currently operates across 135 districts in Uganda within which the company employs 1300 staff directly, 2000 indirectly through their diverse distribution channels, and 700 seasonal staff a number that celebrates an annual increase between 8 – 10% since inception.
HarissInnternational have also established an expansion plan in Kawempe Tula to manufacture more products for import substitution which will ultimately create more jobs for Ugandans.
Ahead of this year’s labour day theme: ‘Enhancing Innovation for Increased Employment Creation & Labour Productivity a Sustainable COVID-19 Response’, Harris International has been applauded for their their working ethics and making sure that they sustained all their employees.
Hariss International vows to remain committed to putting people at the center of everything through their non-discriminative employment policies of embracing gender equality & diversity, fostering career development and committing to providing Quality products and services.