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STARKIST

Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo V. Ale
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — More than six weeks later, StarKist Samoa is still operating only one shift per day, as the territory’s largest private employer has slowly hired additional workers, including those who were laid off for “bad marks” for not showing up to work during the time when...
The Attorney General, Fainuulelei Alailima-Utu
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — StarKist Samoa wants to recruit 200 qualified guest workers from Samoa to work as fish Cleaners. This was confirmed by Chairman of the COVID-19 Task Force, Lt. Talauega Eleasalo Ale during a press conference with the media this week. Talauega said the cannery has...
 (L-r) HR-Safety leaders Tiatia Tagaloa Salani, Quddus Apineru, Ben Solaita, Molly Schuster and Patricia Fua
Women of StarKist Samoa Human Resources & Safety Dept pitched in to treat fathers of the department with a lunch, leis and cash envelopes as a thank you and to wish their male personnel a wonderful Father’s Day. The celebration was not limited to HR & Safety as all women in other StarKist...
StarKist dolphin safe cans
Pittsburg, PENNSYLVANIA — StarKist Co. said it will spend $3.6 million to relocate its corporate and administrative headquarters operations to Fairfax County, Virginia, where the company expects to have 83 employees, according to the Pittsburg Gazette newspaper. The company announced recent plans...
StarKist employees at gate
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — StarKist Samoa employees are very concerned by the latest announcement by the cannery that about 400 employees will be laid off from work staring this week. Cannery management, however, says if you’ve continued to work regularly, you won’t be affected. Samoa News has...
Just say no to marijuana logo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 30-year-old man accused of selling marijuana joints at the cannery last year has pled guilty.  Cops arrested Pelenato Sami on Oct. 22, 2020 after a female employee of the cannery informed police about a man selling drugs to several cannery employees in front of a...
 (L-R) Starkist HR/Safety Manager, Molly Schuster; DMWR Director Taotasi Archie Soliai; Attorney General Fainuulelei Falefatu Alailima Utu; StarKist Senior Manager Faafoi Palepua; Governor Lemanu; StarKist Plant Director Kim; Lt. Gov.  Talauega Eleasalo Ale Ale; Chief Immigration Officer Fagamalama Fualaau; Commerce Department director Petti Matila; and StarKist Environmental Associate Manager Edmund Kim.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — An ASG delegation led by Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga met with StarKist’s  plant director last week to discuss cannery operations. No additional information was provided by either the Governor’s Office or StarKist corporate office on issues that were covered...
StarKist employees at gate
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  U.S based StarKist Co., has confirmed that its StarKist Samoa cannery in American Samoa has scheduled one-production shift per day, for two weeks, as the company continues with the ongoing challenges of securing workers. Samoa News had received word from StarKist Samoa...
StarKist plant in American Samoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Pittsburg-based StarKist Co., has confirmed that production at its StarKist Samoa Inc. facility in American Samoa will shut down all next week due to fish shortages, as the head count of the workforce remains low creating a ripple effect for cannery operations. Samoa...
Cans of Starkist tuna
Pittsburgh, PA — StarKist Co. announced on Tuesday that it has achieved a goal to source 100% of its tuna and salmon from sustainable sources.  All tuna and salmon procured by StarKist® are purchased from third-party suppliers that meet the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard for sustainable...

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