It is up to the working class to exercise the real power won by the effort and sacrifice of many generations and to march before the people in the inevitable commitment to guarantee that Cuba will always be sovereign, independent, socialist, and more democratic. prosperous and sustainable, he declared.
He said that many changes are taking place in the scenario of labor and unions in the country, such as the decentralization of the powers of the socialist state companies to give them greater autonomy and the recomposition of work in the face of growth and diversity. in the private. sector, along with the strengthening of the economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the North American government.
In the context of the country’s huge loss of foreign exchange earnings, decline in productive activity, lack of supply of goods and services, excessive prices, and fluctuations in the labor of qualified professionals, the CTC calls to all workers to debate critically and actively in terms of preserving their rights and guarantees, ensuring the defense of the homeland, and consolidating the unity of the labor movement, said Guilarte de Nacimiento.
The Eastern Pharmaceutical Laboratory (LBF), a well-known group of workers in the production of medicines in the territory of Santiago and in the country, is a worthy place to hold the national ceremony and recognition of the daily work, which is necessary for the development of the largest of the Antilles in all areas.
We have an army of workers defending socialism, and this is a Congress full of expectations despite the unfavorable panorama in which it will be held internationally and nationally, he said, but we will show that the working class will not fail the heroes and martyrs of the country.
Ulises Guilarte de Nacimiento congratulated the workers in Santiago and confirmed that the organic process will take place throughout 2024, while the last sessions of the great event will take place in April 2025, under the motto “Secure victory, for in Cuba together we created.
The then-Confederation of Cuban Workers, founded on January 28, 1939, by Lázaro Peña, captain of the working class, as a tribute to José Martí, was the result of a long and difficult process of struggle for the unity of the trade union movement in Cuba. the revolutionary path taken by our people to achieve their goals of social justice, freedom, and independence.