La Scie fisherman Terry Ryan donates $10,000 to FISH-NL’s Go Fund Me campaign; challenges other harvesters to step up to the plate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Well-known fisherman Terry Ryan of La Scie is contributing $10,000 to FISH-NL’s Go Fund Me Campaign to raise enough money to force a vote for inshore harvesters to decide their union fate.

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FISH-NL calls for resignation of federal minister of Fisheries and Oceans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is calling for Dominic LeBlanc’s resignation in light of his failure to address the current fisheries crisis. 

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ATTENTION INSHORE HARVESTERS

The Labour Relations Board has scheduled a teleconference for this coming Monday to set a date for a hearing that could win inshore harvesters the right to a vote on their union of choice.

As it stands, FISH-NL will NOT be represented by a lawyer.

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Latest joke in labour circus; FFAW’s top executives acclaimed after thousands blocked from union election: FISH-NL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) calls the finalized slate of candidates for the FFAW-Unifor executive the latest joke in an ongoing labour circus.

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One step closer to a vote: Labour Relations Board  orders hearing into FISH-NL’s application for certification 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 25th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) welcomes a decision by the province’s Labour Relations Board to order a hearing into its application for certification.

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FISH-NL announces Go Fund Me campaign; all hands on deck again

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 17th, 2018

https://www.gofundme.com/boots-on-the-deck

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) has launched a second Go Fund Me Campaign to raise $75,000 to fund the conclusion of the breakaway union’s drive for certification.

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FFAW-Unifor bans thousands of members from running for executive positions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 10th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) accuses the FFAW-Unifor executive of manipulating the union Constitution to protect their own jobs, and punish the inshore harvesters who took a stand against them.

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FISH-NL announces new secretary-treasurer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 4th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is pleased to announce that Harvey Jarvis has come aboard as secretary-treasurer.

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FISH-NL reiterates call for province to allow in outside buyers in light of shrimp fiasco on Northern Peninsula

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 4th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is reiterating its call for the provincial government to lift all restrictions and allow out-of-province buyers into the provincial marketplace in light of the shrimp fiasco on the Great Northern Peninsula. 

 

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FISH-NL calls on FFAW-Unifor to appeal 2018 crab price; questions why union isn’t fighting for inshore harvesters 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 30th, 2018

The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is calling on the FFAW-Unifor to appeal the price of snow crab set in early April by the Standing Fish Price Setting Panel.

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