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FFAW bars FISH-NL cardholders from running for executive positions

Another front has opened up in the battle between the FFAW and FISH-NL. The FFAW has barred anyone who signed a FISH-NL card from...
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FFAW wants to move on from FISH-NL battle, but Ryan Cleary not quitting

The FFAW says it's time to move on and heal the divisions in the fishing industry after the Labour Relations Board confirmed its membership...
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FFAW says Labour Board numbers support them in fight against FISH-NL

The FFAW says the Labour Relations Board has confirmed its membership numbers at more than 9,000. The union argues that means FISH-NL did not...
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Fisheries union encouraged by research showing good things for lobster

The FFAW is encouraged by research showing lobster may be on the cusp of an economic boom. NTV's Don Bradshaw reports.
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Fishery rivals united in anger at federal Arctic surf clam decision

For once, all fishery stakeholders seem to agree. Unified anger is mounting against a decision by federal minister Dominic LeBlanc to take away 25...
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Proposed changes to Fisheries Act get mixed reviews

There was mixed reaction Wednesday to proposed changes to the federal Fisheries Act. The FFAW is declaring victory for the independence of inshore harvesters,...
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FISH-NL calls Unifor’s split with Canadian Labour Congress ironic and hypocritical

FISH-NL President Ryan Cleary says it's ironic and hypocritical for Unifor to break away from the Canadian Labour Congress. Unifor says it disagrees with...
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FFAW disputes FISH-NL’s numbers on inshore harvesters

FISH-NL charges that the FFAW has overestimated its membership by about 4,000 fish harvesters. But the FFAW says the numbers obtained by its upstart...
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Thousands fewer fish harvesters than FFAW’s numbers, Ryan Cleary says

An upstart new fisheries union says there has been significant movement in its efforts to become certified by the Labour Relations Board. FISH-NL President...
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FISH-NL calls on labour board to hold immediate certification vote

FISH-NL is calling on the Labour Relations Board to conduct an immediate vote among inshore fish harvesters to decide which union will represent them.