Cuban Workers Confederation Backs Employment Restructuring Print

The National Council of the Cuban Workers Confederation (CTC) passed a resolution expressing its full support of the employment restructuring underway in the country in a plenary meeting held by the organization's leadership over the weekend.

According to the document published by Trabajadores newspaper November 1, the organization agreed to raise the workers’ awareness on the importance of measures launched by the Cuban government in an effort to update the country’s economic model and strengthen the basis of socialism.

The organization said it will actively participate in the restructuring process which will lead to an increase and development of new forms of employment and work organization, while strengthening discipline measures, the elimination of paternalism and the review of training programs for workers.

The CTC’s National Council committed to strengthening political and ideological actions within the labor movement, boosting union affiliation and fostering production and raising awareness on the need to save resources.

Among agreements made in the meeting was to work to improve working conditions.

(Cuban News Agency)