Attracting Fish Harvesters for the Future
According to the Labour Market Outlook 2015, released by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in September, the prospect of a future career in the fishing industry is positive.
In the next 10 years, it is expected that the need for trained fish harvesters will outnumber the supply — with more than 3,500 job openings expected from 2015 to 2025.
We need to encourage and recruit younger men and women into the fishery. This means, promoting the industry as a viable, rewarding ...