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New Cuban Labor Code Comes into Effect

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HAVANA, Cuba, Jun 20 (acn) The Official Gazette of Cuba published on Wednesday the new Labor Code for the country, where the recent additional regulations backing legal guarantees for employees and their employers are reflected.

The document is currently in force, and is an important legislative support for the adequate operation of the labor policies that played a key role in the economic development of the island.
For the composition of the new Code, numerous debates took place in over 69,056 assemblies, attended by two million 802,459 workers, including 43,380 working abroad, the Prensa Latina news agency reported.
The review originated the modification of 101 articles, the inclusion of 28 new norms and the total rewriting of Chapter II, referring to Trade Union Organizations.
Article 2, on principles ruling right to work was also changed and partial modification of its Chapter 15 on labor authorities was also made.
Also updated were labor policies and the rights and duties of workers and employers, both in the state and non-state sectors, among which the employee-employer relations and the role of trade unions in production efficiency stand out.
The new Code includes the private sector, in Chapter 72, through which work relations between individuals are regulated, and ratifies the duration of working days (eight hours) and a maximum of 44 hours a week.

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