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

Refer to the PDF below for a list of common questions about life insurance with FFAW/Unifor. View PDF

2020 EI Benefits Fact Sheet

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

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.

3NO Directed White Hake Fishery Closing

DFO advises that the directed White Hake fishery in NAFO Division 3NO will close on August 10, 2020 at 20:00 hours.

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