Sumary of Strike begins over pay at UK’s largest container port:
- It act: We recognise these are difficult times but, in a sedate economy, we believe that the company’s offer, worthy over 8 proportion on normal in the actual year and adjacent to 10 proportion for debased paid people, is fair.
- The company has prioritised delivering multi-million pound dividends rather than paying its people a respectable wage.
- Between August 21 and August 29, 1,900 dockers working at Felixstowe port are going on strike over a declare 7 proportion pay increase, which they argue is significantly below the actual (RPI) inflation rate of 11.8 proportion.
- Unite broad head Sharon Graham said in a message: Both Felixstowe enclosures and its parent company CK Hutchison Holding Ltd are both massively bankable and incredibly wealthy.