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FFAW accuses big processing companies of acting like cartel

The FFAW is accusing big processing companies of acting like a cartel that has a crippling stranglehold on the fishery. NTV's Beth Penney reports.
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FISH-NL launches second bid to get union certification

FISH-NL has launched its second membership drive. The upstart union is making another effort to become certified as the bargaining agent for inshore fish...
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FFAW calls for halt to oil expansion in prime fishing areas

A threat this evening from fish harvesters to the oil and gas industry - they want to sit at the table when discussing new...
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OCI seeks meeting with FFAW to work out differences

The war of words continued Wednesday between two processing companies and the FFAW. Now, Ocean Choice International says it wants to meet with the...
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Two processing companies accuse FFAW leadership of spreading misinformation

Two processing companies are firing back at the FFAW after last week's cod protests. Ocean Choice International and Icewater Seafoods are accusing the union...
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FFAW wants more transparency in fish price negotiations

The FFAW is calling for more transparency in fish price negotiations. But the Association of Seafood Producers is not buying that call for fairness....
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Fish harvesters march through downtown St. John’s to protest quota cuts

Hundreds of fish harvesters marched on the streets of downtown St. John's to send a message ahead of fishing season. They're not happy with...
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FFAW takes issue with DFO consultation on snow crab

DFO announced its latest numbers for snow crab on Tuesday, but the FFAW maintains the science doesn't match what fish harvesters see on the...
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FFAW blindsided by DFO report calling for cuts to snow crab harvest

The FFAW had harsh words for DFO Friday. The union says it was blindsided by a recent report urging reductions in the snow crab...
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FFAW cries foul over oil exploration in marine refuge

The FFAW is crying foul over recent news that oil and gas companies will be able to explore in protected areas where fish harvesters...