A Word to Say
 

 

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.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
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
Index

Subject Headings

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