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Long Harbour Workers Awarded Collective Agreement and Signing Bonus After 5 Year Battle

November 9, 2019

The janitorial workers at Provincial Ready Mix are celebrating a well-deserved victory at the Labour Relations Board following a five-year battle with their employer to negotiate their first collective agreement.

Amended Conditions – Fixed Gear (Bar/Tuck Seine) Herring Fishery White Bay (HFA 3)

November 8, 2019

DFO advises harvesters with a Fixed Gear Herring license in Herring Fishing Area 3 (White Bay), that the bar / tuck seine permits have been amended to allow a maximum weekly landing of 100,000 lbs.


FFAW Calls on FISH-NL to End Failing Campaign to Represent Harvesters

November 8, 2019

FISH-NL’s announcement that they intend to extend their certification drive an additional 90 days past their November 8 deadline is another desperate attempt to find sufficient support from fish harvesters, the majority of whom have repeatedly rejected FISH-NL’s efforts to represent them.

FFAW-Unifor | Fish Food & Allied Workers Union

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A vibrant, profitable, and sustainable fishery is vital to the survival of rural Newfoundland and Labrador. If fish resources are to provide for the long-term viability of fish harvesters, processing workers, and the communities in which they live, the management responsibilities of commercial species must be shared.


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