Key Information About Your Membership with FFAW-Unifor

Click here to view information on the Women’s Advocate Program, life insurance policy, a list of our partners, EI benefits, family education program, scholarships and more.

Mental Health Resources

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please contact 811 immediately or present to your nearest emergency department. For

FFAW/Unifor Life Insurance FAQs

CLICK HERE for the Life/Accidence Insurance Benefit Pamphlet for FFAW-Unifor members.    Frequently Asked Questions Q: How much does the

2020 EI Benefits Fact Sheet

Learn more about EI benefits for FFAW-Unifor members in the document included here. View PDF

Webinar Series

Financing and Fish Harvesting: In this webinar, Roseanne Leonard from the NL Association of Community Business Development Corporations, talks about financing

Scholarships & Bursaries

FFAW-Unifor is a strong supporter of educational initiatives. Below is information on the scholarships available to FFAW-Unifor members and their children.

Unifor Family Education Program

Ever thought of taking a family holiday with your union? Want to meet people from across Canada, learn about our new union and issues facing Canadian families, and enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world? Unifor can help.

Women’s Advocate Program

FFAW has Women’s Advocates across the province who can help by offering support and providing information on services available.

Employment Insurance

Not knowing the rules can cost you thousands of dollars in benefits. For information on the life insurance policy for card carying FFAW members, please contact 576-7276.

Useful Links

Our useful links area is home to a selection of links that are important to those working in the fishing industry in Newfoundland & Labrador.


FFAW-Unifor collaborates with a number of organizations to better serve its members. Some of our partners are included below.

View Meetings & Announcements

Stay up to date with news within FFAW, updates from around the fishing industry, member meeting times, DFO/DFA announcements, and more.

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Strength & Growth

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

Seal Fishery Opening – January 25, 2021

DFO advises Newfoundland and Labrador Seal harvesters that the seal fishery will open in Sealing Areas 4 to 23 and Sealing Areas 25 to 27 at 0600 hours on January 25, 2021.

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