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.

Latest News

5/29/2017

The Hebron Tow from Bull Arm in Trinity Bay has been delayed due to ice conditions in Trinity Bay, an update will be provided when availabl

5/26/2017

Yesterday afternoon, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced the groundfish management plan for northern cod.

5/25/2017

ST. JOHN’S, May 25, 2017 - Severe ice conditions continue to affect people working in the fishing industry.

5/19/2017
This afternoon, DFO announced that the groundfish fishery in 3Ps would be opening on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. This includes cod, Greenland halibut, hake, skate, as well as bycatch for Atlantic halibut.
5/18/2017

Applications are now open for funding under the Seafood Innovation and Transition Program.

5/17/2017

FFAW is now accepting applications to conduct Atlantic Halibut Longline Survey in 3Ps and 3NO in June and July 2017. 

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