Roget rejects Petrotrin termination: "I'm still an employee"

Oil­fields Work­ers’ Trade Union pres­i­dent gen­er­al An­cel Ro­get says he does not ac­cept be­ing re­trenched by state-owned Petrotrin and as far as he is con­cerned he re­mains an em­ploy­ee of the com­pa­ny.

In an in­ter­view with the Guardian Me­dia mo­ments ago, Ro­get con­firmed re­ceiv­ing his re­trench­ment let­ter last week but said it was hand-de­liv­ered to his of­fice at the OW­TU’s Para­mount Build­ing and nev­er giv­en to him per­son­al­ly.

Roget to make "big announcement" after protest march

The third and fi­nal leg of the coun­try's his­toric protest march by the Oil­fields Work­ers’ Trade Union (OW­TU) kicked off a short while ago from Aran­juez, San Juan.

OW­TU pres­i­dent gen­er­al An­cel Ro­get is lead­ing the mas­sive march, dubbed the “Moth­er of all March­es,” which con­sists of thou­sands of com­rades from all the trade unions, in­clud­ing the PSA, FI­TUN, BIG­WU, SWW­TU, TI­WU and CWU.

Roget wants inquiry into closure of Petrotrin refinery

The Oilfields Workers Trade Union (OWTU) has delivered a letter to the Office of the President, outlining its position with regard to the decision to close the Petrotrin refinery.

President Paula-Mae Weekes is currently out of the country and Senate President Christine Kangaloo is acting as President of the Republic.

The OWTU leader, Ancel Roget is calling for an inquiry and public debate into the decision.