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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.
Problems of reforming the pension system

There is a discussion about the retirement age, the amount of pension as lost earnings, about who should form reform - State, an employer or prospective retiree himself. Finding answers on these questions and developing an optimal model was dedicated to the pension scheme organized by the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia- round table "Problems of reforming the pension system." The meeting was held April 10, 2012 at the Academy of Labour and Social Affairs. It was attended by heads and representatives of trade unions nationwide, including ROGWU, State Duma deputies and members of the Federation Council, the developers of the "Strategy 2020", scientists from leading universities and research institutes of the country, representatives of the Ministry of Public Health, public authorities, the Russian Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs, private pension funds. Participants in the discussion argued the urgent need for public involvement specialists, scientists, experts, representatives of the social partners and organizations of senior citizens for a broad discussion presented by the government and society are diametrically opposite approaches to pension reform. They called for a comprehensive solution to the problem of wages and the level of social protection based on international and domestic practices, and social partnership