The Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW-Unifor) represents approximately 15,000 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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Today, fish harvesters in Newfoundland and Labrador are celebrating World Fisheries Day.


DFO has reversed its previous decision to grant an inshore allocation to a corporation that was partnered with a First Nations group.


Springboard Atlantic and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency are bringing together the lobster industry with the research capacity at Atlantic

An oil spill off of our coast, whatever the magnitude and source, threatens the livelihood of those who depend on the fisheries resources off our shore.

Fish harvesters are expressing their frustration with what they feel is a lack of respect and consideration from the Department of Fisheries and Oc


The FFAW is holding a series of meetings in the following locations for all harvesters.