January 2022 | FFAW-Unifor | Fish Food & Allied Workers Union

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Beneficial Ownership Survey

Jan 20, 2022

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA   NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS   nf.22.003NFB       Jan. 20, 2022   Beneficial Ownership

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Provincial Government Seeking Public Input on Foreign Ownership in Fish Processing Sector

Jan 20, 2022

The survey is a key component of a comprehensive review of foreign ownership in the Newfoundland and Labrador fishing sector currently being undertaken by the Provincial Government.

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UPDATE: 3Ps Groundfish Advisory Meetings

Jan 19, 2022

Inshore harvesters and the FFAW have continually highlighted the need to understand and address issues that are limiting the growth of this important stock.

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MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Calls on Companies to Protect Essential Workers

Jan 18, 2022

FFAW-Unifor is calling on seafood processing companies in Newfoundland and Labrador to ensure essential workers are provided with safe workplaces in the face of the highly contagious Omicrom variant.

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50 years of defying the odds

Jan 14, 2022

The knowledge that worker power, collective bargaining power was at its strongest when all workers in the industry came together has been the key to the success of the union that so many said shouldn’t have been.

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4R Herring – Change to Management Measure

Jan 13, 2022

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA   NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS   nf.22.001B       Jan. 12, 2022   4R Herring

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The Union Forum – Winter 2022

Jan 11, 2022

Click here to read the Winter 2021/2022 Special 50th Anniversary Edition of the Union Forum Magazine! 

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The History of Owner-Operator and Fleet Separation Policies: Cornerstones to Protecting the Independence of Fish Harvesters

Jan 11, 2022

Owner-Operator and Fleet Separation policies are the pillars that protect the independence of fish harvesters and are clear in their principles to keep the value of the fishery within communities not corporations.

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Invest in Sustainable Fisheries – Not Seismic

Jan 9, 2022

The wild fishery is a growth industry, continuing to build on 2021, which was the most valuable year in the history of our province. We must seriously consider the impacts on this valuable marine environment before going ahead with additional seismic exploration. 

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Sisterhood Column: Shattering Glass Ceilings

Jan 6, 2022

During a career that spanned 41 years from 1979 to 2020, I’ve witnessed a lot of history, the growing involvement of women in the union and how they helped shape the organization we are today. Who stepped up to mentor and led the way for women’s equality and improved working conditions for all members. Whatever fears they faced – lack of confidence, inexperience, judgement – they fought anyway.

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