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Month: January 2020

New Partnership Brings Hope to Processing Workers on Northern Peninsula

FFAW-Unifor is optimistic this partnership will bring in more product and more stable work to the employees who have experienced a difficult few years due significant declines in shellfish raw
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Harvesters Call for Immediate Removal of Offshore Draggers from Vulnerable Cod Fishery

FFAW-Unifor launched a campaign today calling on the federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Bernadette Jordan, to immediately remove offshore draggers from the cod fishery on the south coast of
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Demand Action on Seal Overpopulation

Sign the online petition now! The Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW-Unifor) is calling on the federal government to take immediate action to control seal overpopulation in an effort
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South Coast Harvesters Call for Immediate Action to Protect Cod Fishery

FFAW-Unifor is calling on the federal government to immediately remove offshore trawlers from 3Ps, to re-evaluate the new assessment model as well as to take action on seal predation.
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The Importance of Harvester Involvement in Fisheries Science

This article was originally printed in the Winter 2020 edition of the Union Forum magazine, written by Miranda McGrath, FFAW-Unifor Science Coordinator.  Why should your union be involved in any
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Plant Workers Applaud Announcement for Safety Sector Council

This article was originally published in the Winter 2020 edition of the Union Forum magazine. Manufacturing and processing workers in Newfoundland and Labrador are applauding the recent announcement of funding
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Science Improves Understanding of Atlantic Halibut in Gulf of St. Lawrence

This article was originally published in the Winter 2020 edition of the Union Forum magazine. Atlantic halibut abundance has been increasing in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Fish harvesters have
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