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FISH-NL submits application to be certified as new fisheries union

A breakaway fisheries union has submitted its application to be certified as a bargaining agent for inshore fish harvesters across the province. The Federation of...
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FISH-NL extends deadline for membership drive to form breakaway union

A breakaway fisheries union has extended its deadline for inshore fish harvesters to sign membership cards. The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters (FISH-NL) had initially...
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War of words gets personal in battle between FFAW and FISH-NL

The war of words continues between the FFAW and FISH-NL. Unifor director Lana Payne and FISH-NL president Ryan Cleary have been trading barbs as...
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FISH-NL launches province-wide recruitment drive

FISH-NL President Ryan Cleary began the first leg of a provincial tour Monday to sign up members for his prospective new union. NTV's Heather...
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FFAW complains to police of death threats as FISH-NL launches membership drive

Accusations are flying as the battle over the future of the fisheries union heats up. The FFAW has filed a complaint with the RCMP,...
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FISH-NL begins signing up members to launch rival fisheries union

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters has launched a six-week campaign to sign up members. FISH-NL is trying to persuade inshore fishermen to leave...
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Ryan Cleary elected to lead new union at FISH-NL founding convention

Fish harvesters from across the province gathered in Gander on Thursday for the inaugural meeting of FISH-NL. The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters elected...
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Ryan Cleary sets date for first convention of FISH-NL

The date has been set for the inaugural convention for Ryan Cleary's new fisheries union. The first official meeting of FISH-NL will happen Oct....
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Unifor director argues fishery workers stronger when united under FFAW

The Atlantic director for Unifor is defending the FFAW from a campaign by Ryan Cleary to break up the fisheries union. Payne argues that...
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Ryan Cleary launches ‘David vs. Goliath’ battle to break up FFAW

Former NDP MP Ryan Cleary has officially declared war on the FFAW. Cleary announced plans Monday to form a new union that would break...