Important information and updates for FFAW-Unifor members on COVID-19.

Federal Support for Fish Harvesters

AUGUST 24 UPDATE — the application process for the Fish Harvester Benefit and Fish Harvester Grant is now open. Click

Mental Health Resources

The effort to address COVID-19 is extremely important, and poses a range of challenges on individuals and families as they

Fishing Employment Insurance Changes Due to COVID-19

To start your claim or access your current claim call the EI Telephone Information Service at 1-800-206-7218 (TTY: 1-800-529-3742) or for more

Expand Fish Harvester Grant and Benefit Eligibility

Inshore Fisheries Updates

Read the latest updates on how COVID-19 is impacting the inshore fishery.

Employment Insurance

The changes to Employment Insurance (EI) will allow self-employed fish harvesters and sharepersons to access EI benefits on the basis of insurable earnings from previous seasons.

Harvester Safety

Safe work practices for fish harvesters, developed in collaboration with fish harvesters and leading experts in health and safety. Reviewed by the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Janice Fitzgerald.

COVID-19 Membership Surveys

The purpose of this survey is to understand the ongoing impacts of the current COVID-19 pandemic on our members. In

Direct Federal Support Needed for Plant Workers

The Government of Canada must implement a multi-faceted program of financial assistance for all fisheries workers to address the economic challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Strength & Growth

FFAW-Unifor is made up of 15,000+ members.

Atlantic Halibut Length-Weight Project in 3Ps

DFO advises that NAFO Sub-Division 3Ps will open to participants in the 3Ps Atlantic Halibut Weight-Length Project (Vessel Class A287) on Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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