By Dr Margaret Nakhid-Chatoor
Over the last few weeks, the newspapers’ headlines have screamed at us: Petrotrin starts severance process! OWTU blanked! Sabotage suspected in fire! Mother of all marches starts! Loss possible after Petrotrin!
They have alerted us to the impact that the closure of the refinery may have, not only on the workers who have lost their jobs, but also on the general public, many of whom are family members of these workers and who have empathised with, supported, and prayed for them.