Deputy Chairman of the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia (since 2012), scientific advisor of the Center of Monitoring and Analysis of Social and Labor Disputes, SPbUHSS. Chairman of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region Trade Union Federation (1991–2000). Deputy (2000–2004), Advisor (2004–2012) to the Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation in the Northwestern Federal District. Author of a number of publications on various trade union issues, topics of social and labor relations and conflicts, including: “Labor Relations and Labor Unions”, “Labor Conflicts: History, Theory and Methods of Monitoring”, and others. Full State Counselor, 2nd Class. Honorary Professor of SPbUHSS.