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Petrotrin workers forced back to work after strike

21 March, 2013On 13 March, thousands of employees of the state-owned oil company Petrotrin, members of the Oil Workers Trade Union (OWTU), affiliated to IndustriALL Global Union, stopped work and demonstrated in front of the company's offices in Point-a-Pierre, Trinidad and Tobago, to protest at the company's failure to comply with the terms of the collective agreement signed one year ago.

Victory in Trinidad & Tobago: reinstatement of 68 workers dismissed in 2013

4 April, 2016The Oil Workers Trade Union (OWTU), affiliated to IndustriALL Global Union in Trinidad & Tobago, has won the reinstatement of 68 National Petroleum Marketing Company Limited (NP) employees who were dismissed in 2013. The company has complied with a court order following a three-year campaign by the union.

ArcelorMittal closes plant in Trinidad & Tobago leaving 600 workers unemployed

30 March, 2016ArcelorMittal has closed down its steel plant in Trinidad and Tobago after adopting a policy of temporary lay-offs during the last four months. More than 600 workers have lost their jobs and are working hard to find a solution.

“Back to the plantation!” Union fights refinery closure in Trinidad and Tobago

29 August, 2018The Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) is opposing plans by the government of Trinidad and Tobago to close a refinery belonging to national oil company Petrotrin, with the loss of at least 2,500 jobs.

Trinidad and Tobago: OWTU protest at possible job cuts at Petrotrin

17 January, 2018Trinidad and Tobago’s government recently announced a restructuring of state-owned oil company Petrotrin, which is in debt due to the fall in oil prices and unpaid taxes. In response, IndustriALL affiliate OWTU is organizing protests at Petrotrin’s Trinmar offshore operations at Point Fortin.

Major strike looms at Trinidad oil company

5 January, 2017Some 5,000 oil workers in Trinidad and Tobago are poised for strike action over attempts by the state-owned oil company to impose a six-year wage freeze.

Trinidad and Tobago workers demand health and safety

13 April, 2017Trade unions in Trinidad and Tobago held a demonstration to demand decent health and safety at work conditions

Trinidad &Tobago workers march for equality, jobs and justice

7 August, 2017Workers in Trinidad and Tobago marched through Port of Spain on 4 August to demand a more equal society, measures to combat unemployment and justice to reduce crime.

Trinidad and Tobago

13 October, 2015IndustriALL affiliates OWTU and SWUTT hosted a seminar on 7 October as part of campaign to STOP Precarious Work.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

9 October, 2014On 7 October, IndustriALL affiliates, the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) and the Steel Workers Union of Trinidad & Tobago (SWUTT) held a seminar to discuss the issue of Precarious Work.