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CTC Secretary General Inaugurates Plenum
Havana Cuba Vision Network
BRS Assigned Document Number:    000011275
Report Type:         Daily Report             AFS Number:     FL3006182390
Report Number:       FBIS-LAT-90-127          Report Date:    02 Jul 90
Report Series:       Daily Report             Start Page:     5
Report Division:     CARIBBEAN                End Page:       6
Report Subdivision:  Cuba                     AG File Flag:   
Classification:      UNCLASSIFIED             Language:       Spanish
Document Date:       30 Jun 90
Report Volume:       Monday Vol VI No 127


City/Source of Document:   Havana Cuba Vision Network

Report Name:   Latin America

Headline:   CTC Secretary General Inaugurates Plenum

Subheadline:   Castro Discusses Labor Discipline

Author(s):   Gladys Rubio from Havana's Palace of Conventions]

Source Line:   FL3006182390 Havana Cuba Vision Network in Spanish 1700 GMT 30
Jun 90

Subslug:   [Report by Gladys Rubio from Havana's Palace of Conventions]

1.  [Report by Gladys Rubio from Havana's Palace of Conventions]

2.  [Excerpts] With the presence of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro, president
of the Councils of State and Ministers, the special plenum of the Cuban Workers
Federation, CTC, continues its debates at the Palace of Conventions.

3.  The plenum resumed its debates today at 1000 on the topic of labor
discipline. Last night's session ended at 0010. During these past few hours,
the delegates discussed topics related to [words indistinct] in warehouses and
labor discipline.

4.  Important statements were made on the topic of control in units and
warehouses. One of these statements was made by the secretary general of the
Commerce Workers Trade Union. At Fidel's request, he presented comparative
statistics to demonstrate the progress made, although, there is no doubt that
much needs to be done.  [passage omitted]

5.  Regarding shortages and [words indistinct] in direct relationship to this
problem, whether because of theft or negligence, the topic of discipline was
brought up. Fidel referred to the importance of collective discipline which is
practiced by the contingents. He said that they have adopted a certain kind of
discipline in some sectors, such as in the railway, health, and tourism
industries. This concept, he said, has to become a part of the people's nature.
[passage omitted]