Supply chain disruption on cards after Unite members at Felixstowe Port reject new pay offer


Container hauliers are facing severe disruption at Felixstowe Port after last ditch pay talks between management and the unions broke down yesterday.

More than 1,900 members of Unite will strike for eight days, from Sunday 21 August until Monday 29 August, after rejecting the 7% pay rise offered by Felixstowe Dock and Railway Company, following a 1.4% increase last year.

Unite is warning that with almost half of the UK's container traffic coming through Felixstowe, the strike action will hit [...]

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