March 2017 | FFAW-Unifor | Fish Food & Allied Workers Union


Rural NL faces devastation in light of drastic cuts to northern shrimp quota

Mar 31, 2017

03/31/2017 ST. JOHN’S – Yesterday evening, the federal government announced a 63 per cent cut to inshore northern shrimp quota


Atlantic Mackerel Science Assessment and Advisory Committee

Mar 31, 2017

03/31/2017 After attending the Atlantic Mackerel Science Assessment Process in February, this week harvesters Randy Randell (3K) & Allan Sheppard


Update on 2017 Snow Crab Price Negotiations

Mar 29, 2017

03/29/2017 2017 Snow Crab price negotiations concluded today. The final offer from the companies was $4.10. The final offer from


Northern cod stock continues on upwards trend

Mar 27, 2017

03/27/2017 ST. JOHN’S, NL – Today, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) held a technical briefing on the 2017


President’s Column Spring 2017

Mar 25, 2017

Message From the President A great 20th Century thinker once wrote that, “Survival in fact is about the connections between


Federal government protects overabundant seal population over fish stocks

Mar 24, 2017

03/24/2017 MONCTON, NB – Fish harvesters attending the Gulf Groundfish Advisory Committee this week in Moncton are expressing their frustrations


FFAW walks out on Transport Canada meeting after fishing regulations force harvesters into non-compliance

Mar 16, 2017

03/16/2017 HALIFAX – Transport Canada’s (TC) refusal to work with industry to develop an implementation plan to support new regulations


Labour Relations Board rejects FISH-NL request for FFAW membership list

Mar 13, 2017

03/13/2017 On Friday afternoon, the Labour Relations Board announced its rejection of FISH-NL’s request for access to the FFAW’s membership


International Women’s Day 2017

Mar 8, 2017

The following is a speech delivered by FFAW Staffperson Jessica McCormick on March 5 in St. John’s at the International

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