Inter-American Centre for Knowledge Development in Vocational Training
Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social (Ministry of Labour and Social Security) - MTSS
The Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MTSS), is an Agency of the State's Central Administration, as provided by Decree-Law 147 of the reorganization of the agencies of the State's Central Administration, dated April 21st, 1994, in its article number 10.
According to the Agreement N° 4085 of the Council of Ministers' Executive Committee dated July 2nd, 2001, the Ministry of Labour and Social Security is in charge of systematically suggest, manage, control and evaluate the State and Government Policy in labour, wage, labour security and protection and prevention, social attendance and security matters, with the specific attributions and functions that are granted in the agreement.
The National Institute of Social Security (INASS), the National Office of Labour Inspection (ONTI), the National Training and Development of Staff Centre (CNFDC), the Study and Labour Research Institute (IEIT), the National Commission of Prevention and Social Attention and the National Council for the Attention of Disabled Persons are attributed to the Ministry of Labour and Social Security. Their objective is to do some of the state duties concerned in the already mentioned agreement 4085.
Study and Labour Research Institute
The IEIT is a scientific research and technological innovation and specialized services entity, assigned to the Ministry of Labour and Social Security of the Republic of Cuba. Its mission is to promote, research, develop and apply advanced experiences in the labour and social security sphere. It also registers and approves the Personal Protection Equipment for workers. Manages the technical information for the labour sphere and directs the Labour System's Archives Policy.
A well-known advanced institution in the full employment, the human capital and of the social security for all management.
Develop the full employment, the Human Resources Organizational Planning for the achievement of a high human, economic and social fulfilment and the new model of Social Security management.