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.
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.
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.