United Federation of Employer's in Zambia

A Voice for Your Business

Our Vision

To be the leading voice of employers in Zambia, advocating for a conducive business environment and promoting sustainable economic development.

Our Mission

To promote and protect the interests of employers in Zambia through providing support, guidance, and advocacy on labour and industrial relations matters.

Our Values

UFEZ values professionalism, integrity, fairness, and inclusivity in all its engagements with employer members, government, and other social partners.

A voice for your business

About UFEZ

United Federation of Employers in Zambia (UFEZ), is registered under the Industrial and Labour Relations Act. CAP 269 of the Laws of Zambia by the Ministry of Labour & Social Security.

UFEZ Launch

The successful launch of the United Federation of Employers Zambia took place on Thursday the 6th of April 2023 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Lusaka Society Business Park. Watch the media coverage (video) to learn more about the event.

The Honourable Minister of Labour & Social Security Ms Brenda Tambatamba officially opened and launched the Federation in a speech read by the Assistant Labour Commissioner Ms Mukamusole Mundale Kasanda.

Other notable invited guests were the President of Federation of Free Trade Unions of Zambia Mr Chingati Msiska, President of the Association of Higher Learning Institutions Dr. Mtesa, Zambia Union of Financial Institutions and Allied Workers General Secretary Mr. Kasapo Kabende, Director Human Resources National Pension Scheme Authority Ms Agness M. Chiyasa and other dignitaries from the University College of Health Sciences (UNICHOS).

The International Labour Office (ILO), Lusaka and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) sent apologies.

Full speeches are available 

Your Identity

Who are members?

Every employer in Zambia and Employer Business Membership Organizations (E.B.M.O’s) in the private and public sectors.

Your Identity

Services rendered

  • Assist management to acquire skills in negotiations during collective bargaining with trade unions and advise leadership on effective management of the bargaining unit meetings.
  • Engage government and other social partners towards improving labour market policies which promote business sustainability and economic development.
  • Assist employer members and E.B.M.O’s to resolve labour deadlocks and disputes.
  • Promote and formulate fair workplace disciplinary procedures and codes of conduct in consultation with management of employer membership.
  • Advocate for review of national social and economic policies which are detrimental to business development,higher productivity, greater efficiency and industrial peace through social dialogue.
  • Advise employer members to improve management capacity of their business and compliance with national laws, promote skills recognition and enhance professionalism.
  • Facilitate for training of employers and workers on labour and industrial relations matters including relevant management development services.

Do you have questions about UFEZ?

Visit our Secretary

LOCATION: 1 st Floor, Room 4 & 5 Luangwa House, Cairo Road, Lusaka