April 19, 2017 in Moscow in the Palace of Labor of Trade Unions, a congress took place at which the All-Russian trade union of workers of the defense industry, the Trade Union of Machine Builders of the Russian Federation and the Russian Trade Union of Textile and Light Industry Workers was merged.
April 18, 2017 The extraordinary congresses of the Trade Union of Machine Builders of the Russian Federation and the Russian Trade Union of Textile and Light Industry Workers decided to reorganize the unions in the form of joining the All-Russian Trade Union of Defense Industry Workers.
On the same day, the XIV (Extraordinary) Congress of the All-Russian Trade Union of Defense Industry Workers decided to reorganize the trade union in the form of joining the trade unions ROSPROFMASH and ROSPROFTEXTILELEGPROM.
April 19, 2017 At the general congress, the Charter was approved, the name of the reorganized trade union was the Russian Trade Union of Industrial Workers, the abbreviated name was ROSPROMPPROM and the trade union symbolism, as well as the Main Directions of the Reorganized Trade Union for 2017-2022 and the Congress Resolutions: On the Legal Status of Trade Union Members, On Social Partnership, About legal protection of members of trade union, About labor safety, About financial maintenance of activity of trade union.
ROSPROFPROM Chairman elected Chekmenev Andrey Ivanovich, who for many years headed the All-Russian Trade Union of Defense Industry Workers.
The congress approved the composition of the Central Committee and the revision committee of the trade union. The members of the Central Committee of the trade union from the workers of the textile and light industry included Ivanova Tatyana Aleksandrovna (chairman of the Ivanovo regional organization), Galina Ponomareva (chairman of the Kursk regional organization), Lyudmila Alekseandrovna Mikhailovskaya (chairman of the Rostov regional organization), Elena E. Kostryukova "Kamyshinsky Textile"), Gusarova Irina Alekseevna (chairman of the PPO of JSC "Sudar"). The Congress also decided to reorganize the territorial organizations of trade unions in the subjects of the Russian Federation.
At the first organizational meeting of the Central Committee of the trade union, Shatokhin Nikolai Pavlovich (chairman of ROSPROMMASH) and Mikhail Grigorievich Baskov (deputy chairman of OBORONPROF) were elected deputy chairmen of the trade union, and also elected the presidium of the trade union in the number of 17 members.