Cuba to shed 500,000 state employees

14th September 2010, Comments 0 comments

The Cuban government will lay off 500,000 state employees over the next 6 months, the confederation of trade unions announced 13 September in the official newspaper, Granma. The measure is being taken in order to improve efficiency in the state sector which employs about 5 million people. The government hopes to find jobs for the ...

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