Dockers will strike for eight days at Britain’s largest container port Felixstowe after unions turned down five per cent pay rise
- Union Unite warned of ‘major logistical problems’ for haulage at Felixstowe port
- Workers at Felixstowe Docks offered 5% pay rise by owners Hutchison Ports
- The port said they made a ‘fair offer’ and were ‘disappointed’ by strike ballot
- The strike was supported by 92% of Unite members who voted in the ballot
Strike fever has reached the UK’s largest container port with workers at Felixstowe to take industrial action for eight days from August 21 in a dispute over pay.
Unite union members recorded a 92 per cent vote for the strike from an 81 per cent turnout.
The union says the dispute is a result of the Felixstowe Dock and Railway Company…