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WorkplaceNL Webinar Series Resources

WorkplaceNL hosted a Webinar series January 22-26, 2024, focused on mental health in the workplace. We are pleased to make the content and resources shared during these courses available to
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FFAW-Unifor’s Response to the Potential Addition of Lumpfish to the List of Wildlife Species at Risk Under the Species at Risk Act (SARA)

Today, January 18, 2024, FFAW-Unifor issued its response to the Potential Addition of Lumpfish to the List of Wildlife Species at Risk Under the Species at Risk Act (SARA). The
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FFAW-Unifor Meets With Federal Fisheries Minister In St. John’s

ST. JOHN’S, NL – Yesterday afternoon, January 15th, 2024, FFAW-Unifor had the opportunity to meet face-to-face with federal fisheries Minister, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, to discuss the Union’s top priorities
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FOPO RELEASES REPORT ON FOREIGN OWNERSHIP AND CORPORATE CONCENTRATION

On December 13th the federal Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans (FOPO) presented its report on Foreign Ownership and Corporate Concentration of Fishing Licenses and Quota to the House of
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EI ADJUSTMENT UPDATE NOV 5 – DEC 2, 2023

As of November 5th, Service Canada has posted the unemployment rate for Economic Region 2 (all NL outside of St. John’s metro) as 12.9% (a rise from 12%). The adjusted
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FFAW Meet With Key Officials In Ottawa

FFAW-Unifor traveled to Ottawa this week for a series of meetings with federal government together with members of the Canadian Independent Fish Harvesters Federation (CIFHF), as well as separate meetings
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Federal NDP Critics Call for Immediate Supports for Fishery Workers

Yesterday, September 26th, MP Lisa Marie Barron (NDP Critic for Fisheries, Oceans, and CCG) and MP Daniel Blaikie (NDP Critic for Employment and Workforce Development) jointly issued a letter to
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FFAW Stresses the Importance of EI Intervention

FFAW-Unifor issued another letter to federal Minister Randy Boisonnault today emphasizing the importance of EI Intervention for seasonal workers in Economic Region 2 engaged in the Newfoundland and Labrador fishery.
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Updated EI Information for Economic Region 2

With the unemployment rate for Economic Region 2 adjusted to 12% for the period of September 10th – October 7th, the following information is a summary of the current qualifying
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EI ADJUSTMENT UPDATE (SEPT 10 – OCT 7, 2023)

As of today, September 10th, Service Canada has posted the unemployment rate for Economic Region 2 (all NL outside of St. John’s metro) as 12% (a further drop from 12.9%
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