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Projected Law Requiring 75 Per Cent. of Employees to Be Cuban Citizens Will Seriously Affect Jews: 9

The Jews of Cuba will be seriously affected if the Cuban Parliament passes a bill which would compel all employers in Cuba to employ on their staffs only native Cubans and naturalised Cubans in the proportion of seventy-five per cent. to twenty-five per cent. The project would require the employer to pay 30 dollars annually for each foreigner employed over the twenty-five per cent. quota.

Fully ninety per cent. of the employees in Jewish owned enterprises, such as the shoe industry and the laundry trade, are Jews and non-citizens.