LOBSTERS – Early shedders, Can/US talk price, Union rumblings

IAM seeks to form lobstermen’s union in Maine – –
DEER ISLE, ME – The International Association of Machinists (IAM) and Aerospace Workers is actively talking with Maine lobstermen about forming a union to represent their interests… – more –

Early shedders, wind dominate lobster talk
Two subjects dominated reports in calls for this month’s Lobster Market Report: the arrival of shedders even earlier than last year from Downeast Maine to Cape Ann and a seemingly unending powerful wind everywhere… – more –

Canada/US lobstermen talk price, quality
ST. JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK – Roughly 60 people attended the 2013 Canadian/US Lobstermen’s Town Meeting held here at the Delta… – more –

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