Oilfield Workers Trade Union President General, Ancel Roget and the union’s First Vice-President Carlton Gibson
have been granted their leave of absence to conduct union business.
The agreement to facilitate this has come after the second round of talks between the Labour Minister, Errol Mc Leod and both OWTU and Petrotrin officials, yesterday.
In a media statement, Petrotrin’s Communications representative Joy Antoine noted that a proposal was submitted
by the Labour Minister for review on Monday and the decision to extend the requested leave for the period
November 1st, 2014 to the end of both union representatives respective terms, was agreed to.
The third employee has already returned to work at Petrotrin.
Petrotrin maintains its commitment to adhering to good industrial relations practices and principles.