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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3/18/2019

FFAW-Unifor is holding a mass demonstration Wednesday, March 20 beginning at 12 pm at the Delta Hotel in St.

3/14/2019
“The message from our members in Grand Falls on Wednesday is that we must mobilize and show a united front in the face of these potential cuts. Harvesters are not willing to accept the continued lack of respect and engagement from DFO and they will be making their voices heard in St. John’s next week,” said Keith Sullivan, President of FFAW-Unifor.
3/13/2019

In light of the recent news on snow crab and the current challenges the inshore fishery is facing when it comes to access to resources such as cod,

3/11/2019
FFAW-Unifor snow crab fleet chairs from 3K will meet with DFO Management this afternoon, Monday March 11.
3/11/2019
Committee chairs made it clear to DFO that the only option acceptable to harvesters is a status quo rollover.
3/10/2019

FFAW-Unifor snow crab fleet chairs from 3K will meet with DFO Management on the afternoon of Monday, March 11. 

3/8/2019

FFAW's inshore council met over the past two days in St. John's.

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