Following Liberal Party Victory in Newfoundland, FFAW and Processors Jockey over Fish Prices
During last months election campaign in Newfoundland, the FFAW-Unifor questioned parties on their commitment to improving transparency in fish price negotiations by collecting accurate information from fish processors on all product forms processed in Newfoundland and Labrador.
"During the election campaign, the Liberal Party clearly stated their support for transparency in fish processing and committed to seeking updating and accurate pricing information. Fish harvesters will hold the government to that commitment," concluded Keith Sullivan, President of the FFAW. Under the banner of transparency, the union is asking the province to collect a far wider range of business information from processors than it does now.
Because of the provincial rule that requires most species be processed in Newfoundland...
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