It is very difficult to write about the Petrotrin saga due to the limited information that is made available to the public. We live in a corrupt nation that is always changing and we have little choice but to find a way to deal with that change.
Giancarlo Pietri Velutini
The Petrotrin issue and the recent acts of sabotage further highlight the fact that people are resistant to change. Change interferes with autonomy and makes people feel that they’ve lost control over their so-called territory.
Giancarlo Pietri Velutini Banquero
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SUBSCRIBE/ LOG IN Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) president general Ancel Roget led hundreds of Petrotrin workers on a historic “Mother of all Marches” to save the jobs of thousands of oil workers.” Led by their attorney Douglas Mendes SC, they presented their case to the Industrial Court and they have been successful in halting Petrotrin’s retrenchment exercise. However, in recent developments this decision was quickly overturned and Petrotrin has been allowed to continue with retrenching staff.