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Twillingate shrimp plant shuts down, throwing 100 people out of work

The Notre Dame shrimp plant in Twillingate has been closed permanently, throwing 100 employees out of work, the FFAW announced Wednesday. “The shrimp plant was...
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Appeal court rules in favour of scallop fishermen against FFAW

FISH-NL applauded an appeal court ruling on Friday in favour of scallop fishermen against the FFAW.
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Plant workers left out of ice compensation fund, FFAW says

The compensation fund for harvesters stranded by pack ice was better late than never, but the FFAW is concerned that plant workers have not...
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FFAW seeks federal compensation for ice conditions

Sea ice conditions on the northeast coast are so severe, fish harvesters can't get to sea. The FFAW wants the federal government to compensate...
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Fisheries union pleased with DFO’s new groundfish management plan

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans released the Groundfish Management Plan for Northern Cod this week. The FFAW says it's pleased with the plan...
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Meeting with FISH-NL lands premier in crossfire with FFAW

Premier Dwight Ball got caught in the crossfire Friday in the membership battle between the FFAW and FISH-NL. The premier met with FISH-NL President...
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FFAW calls for long-term fix to fishery on south coast

The FFAW says a long-term fix is needed for the fishery on the south coast of Newfoundland. The union says harvesters in Placentia Bay...
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Ryan Cleary denies accusations by FFAW about organizing protests

The war of words between the FFAW and FISH-NL is reaching a boiling point. The FFAW is accusing its rival of organizing protests to...
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FFAW accuses FISH-NL of inciting protests to support union drive

The FFAW is accusing a breakaway group of fish harvesters of taking advantage of challenges in the fishery to support their own union drive....
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Protesters leave DFO to march on FFAW, but union won’t meet demands

Protesting fishermen turned their attention from DFO to the FFAW on Monday. They marched on the FFAW building to demand a meeting with union...