PROFAVIA DIPLOMAS WERE AWARDED TO VIAM EMPLOYEES
On November 5, 2014, representatives of the VIAM trade-union organization have been awarded with commemorative honorary diplomas of the Central committee of the Russian aviation trade union (PROFAVIA).
At the meeting of the Presidium of Scientific and Technical Council of the Institute, academician Evgeny N. Kablov, Director General of VIAM, has presented the honorary diplomas for fruitful activities on protection of the labor, social and economic rights and interests of workers to Gennady G. Klochkov, Elena K. Malkhasyan, Tamara A. Solovyeva and Tatyana I. Tatarnikova. Andrey L. Ivanov has been awarded for a great contribution to the development of sports and physical training and promotion of healthy lifestyle among the staff of the institute.
Besides, Denis V. Grashchenkov and Larissa V. Chursova, deputy directors general of VIAM, and Alexey M. Smirnov, deputy chief of the testing center, were awarded for assistance in the work of the primary trade-union organization to protect labor, social and economic rights and interests of workers.
Let us note that this year the Russian aviation trade union celebrates its 80 years anniversary.
PROFAVIA was established in October 1934 after the terminating plenum of the Central Committee of trade union of the automotive and aviation industry.
As of January 1, 2014, the number of its members was 348440. For protection of rights and interests of the trade union members, PROFAVIA participates in collective actions, which are carried out by the Russian Federation of the independent trade unions, the Russian Association of the defense industry trade unions, or organizes such actions independently. Workers of the aviation industry can recover their health and rest in 232 medical institutions and in 89 sanatoria and holiday centers.
PROFAVIA is a member of the Russian Association of the defense industry trade unions, actively participates in its work for the purpose to coordinate actions for protection of economic, legal and social interests of the trade unions members. In addition, PROFAVIA is a member of the International Eurasian Metal Workers Federation (IEMF) and IndustriALL Global Union.