Breakaway union FISH-NL begins formalization process, will start handing out cards Nov. 1

ryan-cleary-fish-nlThe process to formalize a breakaway fish harvesters union began at the Albatross Hotel in Gander on Thursday morning. The group, led by former politician Ryan Cleary, began registration at 9 a.m. with plans to adopt a constitution and elect officers in the afternoon. Following Thursday’s meetings, the group known as the Federation of Independent Seafood Harvesters (FISH-NL) will submit an application to the labour board, which will check with all registered fish harvesters in the province to see if there is a majority of 50 per cent plus one support. Read the story here 10:11

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