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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Good sense has prevailed. That was former Energy Minister Conrad Enill’s reaction to the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) calling off the strike at state-owned Petrotrin.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

President of the Federation of Independent Trade Unions and NGOs (Fitun) Joseph Remy said the interim settlement between the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) and Petrotrin is a victory for the labour movement.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Had the strike gone ahead at state-owned Petrotrin, Caribbean Airlines (CAL) had a contingency plan, the airline’s chairman Shameer Mohammed told a Joint Select Committee meeting at Parliament in Port-of-Spain yesterday.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce yesterday expressed relief that the strike had been averted at Petrotrin.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Closed door discussions with Pan Trinbago and the United Pan Players Movement broke down yesterday.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

In spite of a 50 per cent shortfall in what they were asking for and what they eventually settled on to avert strike action, Petrotrin workers rallied around their president general Ancel Roget yesterday evening, in a victory celebration, as they clapped and sang spiritual union songs outside...

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

After 30 hours of intense conciliation—a marathon session that finally ended yesterday afternoon—the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) called off a strike at Petrotrin and signed an interim settlement with the state-owned energy company covering the period 2011-2014.

Monday, January 9, 2017

After being elected president of the T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) and the T&T Commonwealth Games Association on May 6, 2013, I almost immediately made a declaration that the aspirational goal is 10 or more Olympic gold medals by the year 2024.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Amidst unconfirmed reports that the strike at Petrotrin has been called off, the Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) has advised workers that the walk out scheduled for 10 am has been pushed back by one hour to 11 am instead.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Marathon talks yesterday to stave-off a potentially crippling strike by Petrotrin workers failed last night.

For all indicators, the strike notice served on State-owned Petrotrin, last Wednesday goes into effect this morning.

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