The Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW-Unifor) represents approximately 15,000 working women and men throughout Newfoundland and Labrador, most of whom are employed in the fishing industry. We also have members working in the hotel, hospitality, brewing, metal fabrication and oil industries.

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5/17/2019
Expression of interest applications to DFO must be submitted by close of business, Friday, May 24, 2019.
5/17/2019
All Panel hearings with ASP are based on final offer selection, meaning that the Panel has to pick either the ASP price of the FFAW price. The same rules apply to reconsideration.
5/17/2019

The Standing Fish Price Setting Panel has released its decision on the reconsideration on the price of snow crab and it has selected the position o

5/16/2019
The panel is required to provide a response no later than 5 PM on Friday, May 17th, at which time it will be in effect.
5/14/2019
At the time of the initial decision, the market for snow crab was good and demand was strong. Since then, ASP is claiming the market has somewhat declined, prompting the request from processors to have the price reconsidered.
5/14/2019

Cod price negotiations were held this week in St. John’s.

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