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Medal "Veteran of Labor"

Medal "Veteran of Labor"

Medal "Veteran of Labor" - a state award of the USSR.

egulations on the medal

The medal "Veteran of Labour" was awarded to workers for long-term conscientious work in the national economy, in the field of science, culture, public education, health care, in government institutions and public organizations, as well as workers, collective farmers and employees in recognition of their labor merits upon reaching seniority necessary for the appointment of a pension for years of service or old age. It was also awarded to those who, being a minor, worked in factories during the Great Patriotic War.

The medal is worn on the left side of the chest and is located after the medal "For Valiant Labor in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945".

As of January 1, 1995, approximately 39,197,100 people have been awarded the Veteran of Labor medal.

Obverse of the medal

Reverse of the medal

Certificate for the medal


Awards Granted

Further Resources


A labor veteran in Volgograd is afraid of being buried alive in his house


July 8, 2018

Soviet medal to labor veterans of the USSR.


November 1, 2021

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