The Stefankovs family: 279 years in the company ShchekinoAzot [15.07.2014]
In nomination ‘Labor dynasty’ at the regional contest-festival ‘Family of the year’ one of the winners became the employee of ShchekinoAzot Natalia Stefankova. Total employment term by this family at Azot in Shchekino is almost 279 years.
The awards giving took place in the Cultural Center of Railway workers, where the festive meeting on summing-up the contest-festival and celebration of the Day of Family, Love and Fidelity. The people gathered were greeted by the Deputy Chairmain of the Tula regional Government, the Chairman of Tula Regional Duma Sergey Kondratenko, Aleksiy, metropolitan of Tula and Efremov. Nataliya Stefankova received the deserved award, which was handed by metropolitan Aleksiy. The labor dynasty of Stefankovs began in 1964. In that time Natalya’s mother and uncle started work at ShchekinoAzot. During different periods there were working Natalya’s husband, her cousins and other relatives at ShchekinoAzot. Working there, members of the dynasty Stefankovs were encouraged by the management of the enterprise for fine work, long-lasting and careful efforts. Currently together with Natalya Vladimirovna works her son Andrey Stefankov, he is the mechanic of ammonium sulphate workshop, as well as his wife and his wife’s mother. Natalya Vladimirovna has already been working at the enterprise for almost 32 years, she is the machine operator in caprolactam workshop. Stefankova is the senior in the shift and is responsible for the performance of the whole area. Her colleagues respect her and adopt her experience. Answering the question why she chose ShchekinoAzot and why she has been working here for so many years, Natalya says that she came to the plant due to the her relatives’ advice, then fast got used to work and managed to perform it with success. Besides, she is fond of the staff. At the enterprise it is a common practice to treat workaholics well, to pay salary in time, to submit medical assistance, travel warrants at discount prices, possibility to send children to vocational camp. If something happens, one will always be helped. Labor union is functioning well. Not long time ago in the Stefankova’s son’s family was there born a daughter, and Nataliya Vladimirovna is getting used to the role of grandmother. This Nataliya Vladimirovna’s award is not the only high appraisal of her multiyear activity. For superior job performance and fair careful working activity was Nataliya Vladimirovna Stefankova awarded with Certificate of Honor, which was given to her by the management of the enterprise in honour of 50th anniversary of JSC ShchekinoAzot. In May 2014 she was awarded the honorable title of ‘Merited Veteran of Labor in JSC ShchekinoAzot’. In 2014 the Stefankovs dynasty was distinguished with a Grateful letter from the Tula Governor V. Gruzdev, for saving labor traditions and intergenerational continuity. Also they were given an Honorable Certificate from the Deputy Chairman of the Tula regional Government and the Chairman of the Organizing Committee on preparation and holding the Labor Day in Tula region, M.V. Levina.