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Month: July 2021

2021 Snow Crab Survey Update to Applicants

July 29, 2021 – FFAW-Unifor wishes to advise members that have applied for the 2021 Snow Crab Survey that the draw has taken place. Those applicants who were drawn will be
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The Union Forum – Summer 2021

Click here to read the latest issue of the Union Forum – Published July 2021
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SEA CUCUMBER NEGOTIATION UPDATE

July 27, 2021 – The Sea Cucumber Committee met this evening to discuss the ongoing dispute with processors. The Committee wishes to stress the following points: 1. According to a letter
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Notice to 3L Shrimp Harvesters: CAP Increase

July 27, 2021 – Please note that the 3L Shrimp Committee has increased the CAP by 30,000 per share. This increase will be effective immediately and the CAP for 3L
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Sea Cucumber Negotiation Update

July 23, 2021 – FFAW-Unifor has been actively working to address the concerns of sea cucumber harvesters that affect many members and communities in our province. We requested that DFO clarify
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SQUID NEGOTIATION UPDATE

July 21, 2021 – Negotiations for the minimum price for squid took place this week between FFAW-Unifor and ASP. Last night, July 20th, the parties reached an agreement on price for
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LOBSTER PRICE UPDATE

July 21, 2021 – Min shore price for this week based on the Urner Barry calculation is $9.36/lb.
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FFAW-Unifor Sea Cucumber Negotiating Committee Meeting Update

July 20, 2021 – The FFAW-Unifor Sea Cucumber Negotiating Committee met tonight, July 20th, to discuss updates in the current dispute over ASP’s sampling, handling and grading protocols for the 2021
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2021 Lost Gear Retrieval Project Applications – Southern 2J

July 20, 2021 – Applications are now being accepted from harvesters interested in participating in the Federal Government’s Lost Gear Retrieval Project (or ‘Ghost Gear Project’) in the Southern 2J
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AED Draw Recipients for Vessels in NAFO Zone 2J3KL

July 20, 2021 – The initiative to equip fishing vessels with AEDs (Automatic External Defibrillators) for improved preparedness for marine cardiac emergencies began in 2018. In the Winter 2019 issue of
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