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


Job Posting – Staff Representative (Industrial/Retail/Offshore)

May 27, 2017

05/27/2017 Click here for the Staff Representative job posting.


DFO accepts proposal for 2017 northern cod fishery

May 26, 2017

05/26/2017 Yesterday afternoon, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced the groundfish management plan for northern cod. FFAW-Unifor


Renewed call for income bridging as harvesters and plant workers experience worst ice situation in decades

May 25, 2017

05/25/2017 ST. JOHN’S, May 25, 2017 – Severe ice conditions continue to affect people working in the fishing industry. Harvesters


3Ps Groundfish Fishery Opening on Tuesday, May 23

May 19, 2017

05/19/2017 This afternoon, DFO announced that the groundfish fishery in 3Ps would be opening on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. This


Apply for the Seafood Innovation and Transition Program

May 18, 2017

05/18/2017 Applications are now open for funding under the Seafood Innovation and Transition Program. Click here to read the proposal guidelines and click


Call for Applications for Atlantic Halibut Longline Survey in 3Ps and 3NO

May 17, 2017

05/17/2017 FFAW is now accepting applications to conduct Atlantic Halibut Longline Survey in 3Ps and 3NO in June and July


Federal Court protects owner-operator, fleet separation policies

May 16, 2017

05/16/2017 The Canadian Independent Fish Harvester’s Federation (CIFHF) is pleased that the Federal Court of Canada affirmed the constitutionality of


Offshore fleet in 3Ps suspends cod MSC certification to save face, must be removed from vulnerable fishing area

May 15, 2017

05/15/2017 The MSC certificate holders for the offshore 3Ps cod fishery announced Friday that they would be voluntarily suspending their


FFAW calls for clarification from Premier on alleged interference in labour relations case

May 12, 2017

05/12/2017 Yesterday, a press release by the Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland Labrador (FISH-NL) referenced a meeting held


South coast communities facing devastation, solutions needed from federal government

May 11, 2017

05/11/2017 ST. JOHN’S – Fish harvesters on the south coast of the province in area 3Ps are calling on the

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