FFAW-Unifor to Hold Rallies in Support of Inshore Fishery Today
The FFAW-Unifor will hold rallies in St. John’s and St. Anthony today, calling on the federal government to respect the principles of adjacency and historical attachment when making fisheries management policy decisions.
The rallies coincide with a meeting of the Northern Shrimp Advisory Committee, taking place in St. John’s.
“In recent years, unfair management regimes have placed many of our coastal communities in a very precarious position,” said Keith Sullivan, President of ...
Thousands of Jobs at Risk in Northern Shrimp Fishery, FFAW Claims
The Fish Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW-Unifor) is stating that thousands of harvesting and processing jobs in rural Newfoundland and Labrador may be lost if the current fisheries management policies for northern shrimp are maintained.
The FFAW is providing, what it calls, further details on the impact of sharp declines in the northern shrimp stock as outlined in Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s (DFO) stock status report.
“The implications of the stock status report, if they are ...