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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12/12/2018

FFAW participated in several meetings with Senators and DFO staff in Ottawa this week as part of our continued campaign to promote changes to the F

12/5/2018
Rendell Genge, fish harvester from Anchor Point and 4R fleet chair, came to the Union in late 2016 with the idea to build the new redfish fishery using sustainable methods to reduce bycatch and undersize catch.
12/4/2018
Unions in our province have been fighting for better mental health coverage for workers, and today’s announcement is an important step in addressing mental health in our province. Traumatic events can happen in all types of workplaces, and this legislation will provide a better process to ensure those affected will be covered.
12/4/2018

FFAW-Unifor President Keith Sullivan, Industrial-Retail-Offshore Director Greg Pretty, Inshore Vice-President Tony Doyle and Assistant to the Presi

11/26/2018
Today in St. John’s, DFO began consultation sessions on Fishery Monitoring Policy and Marine Mammal Protection.
11/23/2018

This week FFAW-Unifor President Keith Sullivan was in Ottawa meeting with Members of Parliament and Senators to discuss Newfoundland and Labrador f

11/21/2018

Today, fish harvesters in Newfoundland and Labrador are celebrating World Fisheries Day.

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