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


MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Inshore Council Election Process Now Underway

Jan 24, 2022

Being a member of the Inshore Council entails responsibility – as representative for fish harvesters in their respective regions or groups, the elected member communicates and consults with fellow harvesters by bringing concerns forward to the union and communicates the work being done by the union to members.


Beneficial Ownership Survey

Jan 20, 2022

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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.


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.


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.


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.


4R Herring – Change to Management Measure

Jan 13, 2022

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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! 


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.


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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