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Over 12,000 working women and men in Newfoundland and Labrador, a history steeped in the fishing industry. Follow us on Twitter @FFAW_Unifor. Good for you, good for the economy, good for Canada. The Fish Food and Allied Workers (FFAW-Unifor) is the province’s largest private sector union, representing over 12 000 Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. Most of our members are employed in the fishing industry. We also have members working in the hotel, hospitality, brewing, metal fabrication, window manufacturing and oil industries. FFAW-Unifor is proud to be affiliated with Unifor, the largest industrial union in the history of the Canadian labour movement with over 300,000 members across the country.
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Today in St. John’s, Federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair made commitments which will significantly impact many members of FFAW-Unifor. If elected Prime Minister, Mr. Mulcair committed to: • Remove the LIFO Policy (Last in First Out) from Northern Shrimp fisheries management • Reinstate the search and rescue sub-centre in St. John’s • Ensure 30 minute “Wheels-up” response time, 24/7 for marine rescue • Reinstate the Coast Guard Communications Services centres in St. John’s and in St. Anthony • Remove the oil from the sunken carrier Manolis L The FFAW has been meeting with federal candidates in the past number of weeks and these issues, among others, were top priorities we requested be addressed by party leaders. We look forward to hearing more from Mr. Mulcair and other party leaders in the coming weeks as the federal election approaches.
Canada’s NDP / Le NPD du Canada leader Tom Mulcair will be in St. John's on Sunday holding a Rally for Change, at the Sheraton Hotel at 12 pm. We look forward to hearing Mulcair's commitment to honouring adjacency in fisheries management and abolishing LIFO in northern shrimp management.
There will be a meeting in Harbour Breton at the Southern Port Hotel on Friday, September 18 at 7:00 pm. The meeting is an update on the Traceability Project and marketing initiatives for 2015-2016. Harvesters interested in the project and those currently participating are encouraged to attend.
Applications are now being accepted for the Fixed Gear Sentinel Fishery Site –“Tip of Northern Peninsula”. Harvesters in the Communities North Boat Harbour to Noddy Bay inclusive are eligible to apply. Applications are available at the FFAW office in Corner Brook. For more information please call Myra (709) 634-0277. Deadline for applications is Thursday, August 27 @ 12:00 Noon.
Price adjustment for halibut for the week ending July 25 was $1.96, making the final price for the week $7.21
Lobster price June 7 to 13 $4.45 http://www.ffaw.nf.ca/?Content=Fish_Prices%2FLobster%2F2015_Lobster_Prices_NL