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For over 100 years there are trade unions’ structures in oil and gas industry. Today ROGWU is the largest industrial union in our country. Activities of ROGWU aims to protect workers' rights in oil and gas industry at all stages of production; to compliance with labour contract and to provide the employee with all the necessary social and economic guarantees.
On 14 April 2016 in Moscow took place the Vll Congress of the All-Russian oil, gas and construction workers’ union (Stage 2).

On 14 April 2016 in Moscow took place the Vll Congress of the All-Russian oil, gas and construction workers’ union (Stage 2).

Out of 302 delegates, only 290 were present.

Vice chairman of the Independent Trade Unions of Russian Federation, G.B.Kelekhsaeva, Deputy of State Duma of Federal Assembly of Russian Federation, P.N. Zavalniy, Deputy of YANAO Duma, L.N. Ivanova, former chairman of the Central Committee of oil and gas industry workers’ Trade Union of USSR, V.T. Sedenko and President of Norwegian Trade Union Industri Energi, Leif Sande took part in the working process of the Congress.

Delegates of the Congress discussed the remaining agenda issues:

· Elections of the President of ROGWU;

· Vice-chairmen elections;

· Elections of the Presidium of the Russian Council.

There were only two candidates for the position of the President of ROGWU in the list of secret ballot: Aleksander Viktorovich Korchagin, the chairman of the trade union organization LLC "Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk" and Vladimir Stepanovich Kosovich, the acting vice-president of ROGWU.

During the secret ballot 170 people voted for A.V. Korchagin (58,8%), and 107 (37%) – for V.S.Kosovich. According to the results of secret ballot A.V. Korchagin was elected the President of ROGWU.

Vice-presidents were elected during the session of the Russian Council. 

The Presidium of the Russian Council was decided to have 20 members.


II Meeting of Russian Council of Trade Unions took place on the same day 14 April 2016. The Meeting was attended by members of Russian Council, members of Auditing Commission of Trade Union, chairmen of the united and primary Trade Union organizations.

Russian Council discussed the questions of:

· Election of vice-presidents of ROGWU;

· Election of members of Presidium of the Russian Council;

· Permanent commissions of the Russian Council;

· Approval of the structure and the total number of ROGWU;

· Making changes and additions to the Youth Council of ROGWU;

· Financial performance of incomes and expenses of ROGWU for 2015.

Nadezhda Viktorovna Zvyaginceva and Vladimir Stepanovich Kosovich were newly elected as vice-presidents of ROGWU and also Vladislav Vladimirovich Zotov – the chairman of the united primary trade union organization LLC “Management company “Tatburneft” IRTUO PJSC “Tatneft”.

The relevant resolutions were made for all the issues discussed during the Meeting.