FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, Oct. 15th, 2018 The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) calls FFAW/Unifor-orchestrated changes to this fall’s northern cod stewardship fishery a circus, and the most divisive to date. 

The province’s Labour Relations Board has defined an inshore harvester as anyone who pays dues to the FFAW-Unifor. “That definition does not hold water within the dynamics and practices of today’s fishery, which renders the Board’s definition of an inshore harvester a lie.” Edited versions of the following letter to...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Sept. 28th, 2018The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is in the process or reviewing the decision by the province’s Labour Relations Board to dismiss its application for certification.