Oil & Gas Industry Relations | FFAW-Unifor | Fish Food & Allied Workers Union

Maintaining & Growing an Important Relationship

As the union representing all inshore fish harvesters in the province, FFAW-Unifor works diligently to mitigate any impacts the oil and gas industry has on the fishing industry.


Oil and gas activities in Newfoundland and Labrador have surged exponentially over the last decade.


At the onset of any offshore program, oil and gas companies typically conduct public consultations in the areas adjacent to their planned activities.

Programs & Research

FFAW has lobbied for research to be undertaken on the effects of seismic on fish species and their habitat.

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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.

MEDIA RELEASE: Former Pennecon Employees at Vale Long Harbour Owed $2.3 million in Severance

The underhanded, money-saving move by Vale eliminated this collective agreement between Pennecon and FFAW-Unifor as well as the established seniority list and hard-earned union-rights like paid leave and modest wage increases in future years.

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