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Seeking stability, some Maine lobstermen join union – The Maine Lobstermen’s Association voices concerns

With  promises to fight bad legislation and negotiate prices for their catch,  the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers has  been recruiting fishermen in some of Maine’s most lobster-reliant  communities, including Vinalhaven, Stonington and Jonesport. So far,  more than 250 fishermen have signed up for what will be called the IAM  Maine Lobstering Union. continued