FLASHBACK: A former Petrotrin workers speaks for his colleagues with this sign outside Petrotrin's refinery compound. Photo: TREVOR WATSON

Petrotrin Employee Assistance Programme Services Ltd (PEAPSL) has provided counselling to hundreds of terminated employees and their dependants since the closure of the State-owned oil company in November last year, says chief executive officer Neil Parsanlal.

Parsanlal said employees were assisted in dealing with a range of change management issues, from anger management to financial planning. And at no time, he said, did any client complain that the sessions were not helpful to them.

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This week, we at Bourse take a look at the financial performance of two major players in the Non-Banking Finance sector: Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited (SFC) and Guardian Holdings Limited (GHL), for the six-month period ended June 30th, 2019. 

LAST week saw 1,346,042 shares traded on first tier market, a decrease of 14.24 per cent on the previous week’s total of 1,569,519 shares crossing the floor. The value of the shares traded was up by 15.62 per cent to $14,347,690.73 from the previous week’s value of $12,409,110.29.

Thanks but no thanks. Wheel and come again. This is the message president of the Public Services Association Watson Duke has sent to UNC political leader Kamla Persad Bissessar, who on Tuesday called for unity with the trade union movement, ahead of next year’s general election.

THE Chief Executive Officer of the Heritage Petroleum Company Mike Wylie has taken leave of absence from the job on medical grounds. This was confirmed by chairman of Trinidad Petroleum Holdings Company (TPH) Wilfred Espinet, who said the CEO was on sick leave.