In 1974, the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union passed a law establishing the medal "Veteran of Labour".The award is designed to encourage the honest workers for many years of work in the economy in the areas of culture, science, education and health care.In recognition of the state and society of labor can get a merit medal citizens upon reaching retirement age, leaving a well-deserved rest.
Usually medal "Labour Veteran" award is awarded in the workforce.
Get award may also be workers receiving different types of pensions and continue his career, when it reached the retirement age.
for awarding the Medal of administration of the organization, institution, company or trade union organization submits an application, which is excited with the idea of the old-age pension, and for working pensioners and before leaving on a holiday.
In its kontruktsii medal "Veteran of labor" is made of red brass, with silver, it has the shape of a circle whose diameter is 34 mm.On the front side is the background
Today award have more than 16 million people.The presence of veteran labor certificate gives the right to use a variety of social benefits.
has now won a medal "Veteran of Labor" Russian citizens have the right, with honors, insignia, medals, as well as those who have experience of continuous work is for men and women - 40 and 35 years respectively.
How to get a medal "Veteran of work»
If you have the right to award, should collect the documents, confirming employment.To get a medal, you can imagine how the originals and certified by an authorized body of social protection copies of identity documents.
Then you need to apply a statement to the local portion of the Pension Fund.Within 10 days, the application is sent for consideration to the executive bodies.If approved, you can receive the medal together with the certificate.In case of refusal to grant awards within 15 days comes a notice describing the reason for the decision.
Award medal and the title of the veteran is entitled to benefits, namely the possibility of free travel on public transport and in commuter rail lines, five per cent reduction in pay for housing and utilities, preferential sanatorium treatment, if there are medical indications.An additional list of benefits in different regions may vary.So labor veterans in Moscow additionally receive a 50% discount for payment of telephone communication, housing, as well as trips to resorts, free dentures and municipal pension supplements.
In various territorial bodies may be some discrepancies in the list of privileges, so you should contact your local department of social security to clarify what benefits are allowed in the region.
should also remember that the medal is null and void in the absence of identity.So do not forget it when applying for benefits.