The Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW-Unifor) represents over 12,000 working women and men throughout Newfoundland and Labrador, most of whom are employed in the fishing industry. We also have members working in the hotel, hospitality, brewing, metal fabrication and oil industries.

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The FFAW is holding a fleet meeting for all fish harvesters in the large pelagics (tuna & swordfish) on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 10:3


ST. JOHN’S, NL – Today, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) held a technical briefing on the 2017 stock status for northern cod in 2J3KL.


MONCTON, NB – Fish harvesters attending the Gulf Groundfish Advisory Committee this week in Moncton are expressing their frustrations and disbelief


FFAW will be holding a general membership meeting for all 3Ks shrimp harvesters on Wednesday, March 22 at 10:00am at Mount Peyton in Gran


HALIFAX - Transport Canada’s (TC) refusal to work with industry to develop an implementation plan to support new regulations forced 15 fishing orga


FFAW will be holding a meeting for all 3L purse seine fishers on Monday, March 13 at 10:30 a.m. at the Clarenville Inn.


Meeting being held for all 3K Purse Seine License Holders on Monday, March 13 at 10:30am at the Shalaps Center in Grand Falls