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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Harvesters are reminded that the deadline to select the Fall-only Fishery Option is Sunday July 28th, 2019.
Season dates and catch limits for the 2019 2J3KL Cod Stewardship fishery are as indicated below.

Pending project approval, the FFAW is accepting applications from Bay St.


This afternoon, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) released the management plan for the 2019 2J3KL northern cod fishery.


Pending project approval the FFAW is accepting application from Placentia Bay Fish harvesters for a one day deployment to place lobster settlement


FFAW is reminding all groundfish licence holders that the deadline to apply to participate in the Cod Quality Project in 2019 is Friday July 12