A Word to Say
The Story of the Maritime Fishermen's Union

Calhoun, Sue
Publisher:  Nimbus, Halifax, Canada
Year Published:  1991
Pages:  274pp   Price:  $14.95   ISBN:  0-921054-64-5
Library of Congress Number:  HD6528.F65M37 1991   Dewey:  331.88'1392'09715
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX15986

An account of how inshore fishermen, most of them Acadian, came together to take control of their industry and their livelihood and form the Maritime Fishermen's Union.


Table of Contents

Map of the Maritimes

1. A Union of Fishermen
2. The Acadian Fishery: A History of Exploitation
3. Co-operation, Concentration, and Regulation
4. A New Acadian Nationalism
5. Acadians on the March
6. In Search of a Model
7. Connections: A Fighting Maritime Union is Born
8. Wherefore Art Thou, Romeo?
9. A Commitment to Change
10. The Herring Makers
11. Communism: A Herring of Another Colour
12. Legislation in New Brunswick: "One Down, Two to Go"
13. In Nova Scotia: The Return of the Michelin Man
14. Other Things: Lobster Poachers and Licensing Policy
15. On the Island: A Plebiscite on Human Rights
16.Justice Delayed, Justice Denied
17. Transition: From Protest to Compromise
18. Southwest Nova Scotia; Collective Marketing
19. First Contract: To Rand or Not to Rand
20. Mandatory Dues Deductions
21. Conclusion: Bigger Battles Yet to Come

Appendix: Studies on Collective Bargaining for Inshore Fishermen
Selected Bibliography

Subject Headings

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