Cuba to relocate 1 million workers for better use of resources

14:25, May 25, 2010      

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About 20,000 workers will be relocated in eastern Cuban province of Holguin, said a provincial official on Monday.

The transfer of the workers will depend on their professional skills and the real needs of the development of the province's industry and agriculture, said Miguel Cisneros, Director of Labor of the province.

Cuba is planning to relocate 1 million workers as part of a strategy promoted by Cuban leader Raul Castro to make better use of the country's resources, including human resources. One million workers stand for almost 10 percent of Cuban population.

According to officials, the relocation program has been initiated urgently in many economic sectors of the country, as labor forces are excessive in some sectors but insufficient in the others.

Source:Xinhua

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