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t--- ,4v Approved For Release 2008/06/27: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006100150008-3 CLASSIFIGA11ON COUNTRY Fast Gernatq SUBJECT Politburo Concern a*M plc ment PLACE ACQUIRED DATE OF INFO. 46 1o At a session on 30 November?.1954, the Politbuero of the SED specificall concerned itself with the 1955 P s o.& Jmo iqtl tAa East .al aeeto 'f NKH _ Trstr for chine Construct- ion ~ She present p1 of this Ministry for 1955, :Lf carried of them also could not be incorporated into,the,,,Volkepoliaei because of being over age. The Politbuero scb refe i deoided'td request the Ministry for Machine Construction to reconsider its plans. Specifically, the Min- istry for :.achine Con truction`wd"s requested to forward within two week:, to the holitbuero, an analysis of the situation in which three different versicns were submitted as posai?le solt?tions. The pe]wt,tbuero will then decide which version is to be'app)ed. in t hi o o the Po ui . H cu1d probably not be absorbed byu r es and ~t majority lease e n 2. The three versions prescribed by.tfie Politbucro are as "follows: a., The "hard plan": this vereion.leaves unaltered the present 1955 plans concerning the machine construction industry. It includes as a means of solution the release in 1955 of a total of 70,000 workers including 20,000 workers directly engaged in production, the remainder being apprentices, auxiliary workers: office help. b. The'baedium plan": the 1955 plans remain also unaltered but only a total of 34,000 workers are to be released in 1955. This number will include 10,000 apprentices who normally leave the machine construction sector in order to take jobs in other branches, for instance the railroad services, bicultural machine and tractor stations, and heavy industry. Xn addition9 it will include those workers and employees,Vb 11 p leave the machine construction sector as a result of normal of tuation". They are not to be replaced in 1955, This lamas does the "hard plan", makes it necessary either to increaue the work norms considerably or to extend the volume of production. Since the volume of production is more or less fixed through the availability of materials, this plan actually amounts CLASSIFICATION Q s1ATc ARMY Approved For Release 2008/06/27: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006100150008-3 DATE DISTR. 24+ rc:h 1955 NO. OF PAG Approved For Release 2008/06/27: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006100150008-3 Approved For Release 2008/06/27: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006100150008-3 Approved For Release 2008/06/27: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006100150008-3 S.C'.ET to an increase of the wq 't: norms, as in e "harm", however to a les~er deAee since it provides for di s assal of fiver workers. %ofi' plan": 34?0 sire to be rele$sied in lorered so that the w workers, c posed in)the seine way as, in t. d4bove, 'x' 'At th 55. e same time blia* profit.E lan xs 'co b e norms do of have to b:onsiderably increased.; All hire the aims in ude the work a 1955" e two ost ver lea kers hat-number wile lo rough tuation, without re.lacinC the workers and apprentices wh e.i~,*rate to other industrial branches, In this session of the 'olit buero,the fact was mentioned that in all india trial s tors other than th'."mddF construction sector the r ease o e. total of 70,000 rkers w, tale rz'.-- have to be considered; 25X1 r?~- r.I 4 of a considerable number of ons attempt to ace the number of re-.- the machine construction sector normallyy. Comment: 1 or the first time since the :cast Ge man government was V. e D efdon,, "Chemnitz, Bautzen, Goerlitz, and ;:,ast Berlin cstab.iohed, the employment situation has reached a point where it can no longer be i redr .lroady it is an established fact, but offici 1 wea hiddo o that here are -arge areas of unem-d1ofinen ' in EaA ermai , itch` as Approved For Release 2008/06/27: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006100150008-3