Hundreds of workers of one of these largest container port Britain will be on strike for two weeks from tonight. After rejecting the salary offer from Peel Ports Groupsite owner, member of unite The strike will begin hours after the Queen’s funeral at the Port of Liverpool. The action will further disrupt UK supply chains, which are already affected Day In the port of Felixstow.
The clash at Liverpool will coincide with a second eight-day strike felixtovThe UK’s largest container port is set to open next week. Felixstow already had an eight-day strike paralyzed Suffolk Harbour. Now the united members in Felixstow prepare to stop working 27 SeptemberAfter the management rejected the proposed 7% salary deal.
For their part, the Unite union in Liverpool has rejected the pay hike 8,3%, with a single payment of £750. Unite describes the proposal as a de facto wage cut due to the high rate of inflation during a cost of living crisis. In addition, he has pointed out that port owners can afford the higher increase. Joint Secretary General, Sharon GrahamSaid: “Workers across the country are fed up with the fact that they have to affect their wages and living standards, while employer after employer is guilty of rampant profiteering.”
Big impact for UK supply chain
The Port of Liverpool operates two container terminals, the Royal Seaforth Container Terminal and Liverpool 2, and employs a total of 845 people in the Container Division. springs handled approx 525,000 Containers and the goods they contain were distributed worldwide in 2021, including import and export products, such as commercial and industrial items. Because of this, the strike will be another spectacular disorder for UK supply chains.