Welcome to the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union

Welcome to the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union! Born out of the historic General Strike and anti-colonial revolt of June 1937 in Trinidad, the OWTU has a proud tradition of being the most important trade union in the Anglophone Caribbean.


Continuing the tradition of the mass movement towards achieving a society with the power to determine its destiny on the basis of equity, social justice and a decent standard of living for all.

Conscious of our working class ideology, we advance our vanguard role in the movement by:

  • Building solidarity;
  • Improving/defending the quality of life of our members and working people as a whole;
  • Giving voice the voiceless through organizing, educating and political action


2015 CLR James Memorial Lecture 26th May

Current Events

  • Labour Day March, Rally and Cultural Show
    Fri, 19/06/2015 - 9:30am

    Starting Avocat Junction, Fyzabad.

    Ending OWTU's Butler Hall of Revolution, Charlie King Junction, Fyzabad.

  • Annual Primary School Labour Day Quiz and Poster Competition - Semis & Finals
    Wed, 17/06/2015 - 1:30pm

    Paramount Building,

    99a Circular Raod, San Fernando.