October 2018 | FFAW-Unifor | Fish Food & Allied Workers Union


FFAW Accepting Applications-Conduct Atalntic Halibut Longlining in 3PS

Oct 31, 2018

10/31/2018 FFAW is now accepting applications to conduct Atlantic Halibut Longlining in 3Ps in November, 2018. All 3Ps-based harvesters licensed


DFO Closes Cod Fishery Despite Quota Remaining

Oct 25, 2018

10/25/2018 DFO announced today that the stewardship cod fishery will not be extended despite having quota remaining. “It is unacceptable


FFAW-Unifor Calls on Government to Ban Offshore Draggers from 3Ps Cod

Oct 23, 2018

10/23/2018 Today, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) presented a technical briefing to industry on the most recent science


Applications Being Accepted for Redfish Project

Oct 23, 2018

10/23/2018 Unit 1 Redfish Project – Applications are now being received to conduct Redfish Gear Comparisons in Unit 1 this


Employers’ Council Reaches New Low with Campaign Opposing Presumptive Mental Health Legislation

Oct 23, 2018

10/23/2018 St. John’s, NL – FFAW-Unifor is joining other labour organizations in expressing outrage at the Newfoundland and Labrador Employers’


National Advisory Panel Recommends Changes to Marine Conservation Process

Oct 19, 2018

10/19/2018 This week, DFO’s National Advisory Panel released their final report on the Marine Protected Areas. The report recommends that the


Harvesters frustrated with DFO on mackerel fishery closure

Oct 17, 2018

10/17/2018 FFAW-Unifor is calling on the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) to reconsider the decision to close the Atlantic


DFO Approves FFAW Request to Reopen Stewardship Fishery

Oct 16, 2018

10/16/2018 This afternoon, DFO approved FFAW’s request to reopen the northern cod stewardship fishery for all fish harvesters next week,


FFAW Requests Stewardship Fishery Reopen Next Week

Oct 15, 2018

10/15/2018 Last week, DFO closed the northern cod stewardship fishery to all fish harvesters except for those who selected the


Winter 2018 – Message from the Secretary Treasurer

Oct 14, 2018

10/14/2018 This article was originally printed in the Winter 2018/19 edition of the Union Forum magazine Message from the Secretary-Treasurer

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