The Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe, said they are still short of the required manpower in the judiciary. He argued that given their current strength, each judicial officer is expected to dispose of about six cases each day, which is humanly impossible.
The engineers who include civil and aeronautical engineers, telecommunications engineers, Mechanical, Electrical, Technicians, Artisans, say they are paid less which has affected their efficiency while handling airport services.
The Kalangala District Chairperson, Willy Lugoloobi, one of those affected by the nonpayment, says the new payment system requires that each person on the government pay roll should have a supplier number generated by the Public Service Ministry.
The structure gives Science teachers in the U4 salary scale a monthly earning of two million Shillings, up from 1.1 million Shillings. Science teachers under the U5 scale will be paid 1.75 million Shillings up from 625,000 million Shillings. However, NOTU members say that the decision to favor science teachers without any consideration to arts teachers is unfair.
The Electoral Commission EC chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama, has expressed disapproval of the increase in the number of districts without a corresponding increase in the commissions budget. In September 2015, parliament created 23 new districts which will in the next three years bring the number of districts to 135.
Bernard Okello, the Luweero District Human Resource Officer says the civil servants were not paid because by time the district submitted their names for payment, the Finance Ministry hadnt yet received money for the new financial year.
State Minister of Public Service Sezi Mbaguta and Junior Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija have been directed to make a comprehensive statement concerning the status of salaries of public servants in all ministries throughout the country. This follows repeated complaints by many public sector workers that they have still not received their salaries.
The Chairperson of Parliamentary Budget Committee Tim Lwanga has said that with the supporting documents the committee has received from the Ministry of Finance, the committee will finally approve the supplementary budget that is to cater for civil servants salaries and pass it on to parliament.