About 1,900 members of the Unite union at Felixstowe in Suffolk are walking out for eight days during a dispute over pay.

Unite aforesaid members rejected a seven-membered pay supply from the Felixstowe Dock and Railway Company, that it aforesaid was below the speed of inflation.

A port representative aforesaid the strike was “disappointing”.

A line shaped too soon Sunday because the strike began, and also the union said it might be manned till 22:00 on day after day of the walkout.

Miles Hubbard, from Unite’s regional workplace, told BBC: “Very few folks reported for work this morning.

“The line has been in place since 6am and we’re obtaining nice support from the general public.”


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