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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FFAW-Unifor members frustrated by a lack of crucial unloading equipment at the port in Tapper’s Cove, Torbay will soon be safely unloading their catches, thanks to an incredible show of solidarity from fellow FFAW-Unifor local, Steel Fab Industries. After hearing of the Torbay fish harvesters’ plight, the local fabrication company stepped forward to offer a jib crane to assist the harvesters in unloading their catch safely.

FFAW-Unifor is shocked by DFO’s decision to increase the Atlantic Mackerel TAC by a mere 2,000t following a very solid recommendation for more than


FFAW-Unifor President Keith Sullivan met with new Fisheries and Land Resources Minister Gerry Byrne on Wednesday, August 9.


With strong support and input from the mackerel negotiating committee, FFAW has reached an agreement with ASP on the minimum price of mackerel for


The deadline to apply for compensation for fish harvesters impacted by severe ice conditions is Friday, August 4, 2017.


Funding has been approved under the Department of Fisheries and Land Resources Seafood Innovation and Transition Program to assist with observer co