According to the document, the title has been established "in order to increase the social significance and prestige of selfless and conscientious labor", it will be awarded to citizens of the Russian Federation "for special labor services to the state and the people associated with achieving outstanding results in state, public and economic activities to ensure the well-being and prosperity of Russia. "
The decree approves the Statute of the Title of the Hero of Labor of the Russian Federation, the description of the special distinction mark - the gold medal "Hero of Labor of the Russian Federation", a drawing of a medal, a sample of the form of the Charter of awarding the title of "Hero of Labor" and a sample of the certificate of the "Hero of Labor of the Russian Federation". According to the document, "in the event that a person is awarded the title of Hero of the Russian Federation in his homeland, a bronze bust with a corresponding inscription is established on the basis of a presidential decree."
The proposal to revive the title of “Hero of Labor” was received by the President from one of the participants of the All-Russian Popular Front conference held in Rostov-on-Don today. Putin supported this idea. "In the Soviet Union, we had the title of Hero of Socialist Labor, and in general, in my opinion, this was justified," he said.