Port of Liverpool strike

The strike action is to take place at the Port of Liverpool between 06:00 Monday 19 September and 06:00 Monday 3 October.

Over 560 port operatives and maintenance engineers have voted in favour of staging a two-week strike at the Port of Liverpool amidst pay raise and shift rotas discussions.The union said strike action at the container port will cause “severe disruption” for both shipping and road transport in Liverpool and the surrounding areas.David Huck, Chief Operating Officer at Peel Ports Group, said: “We will continue to urge Unite the Union to keep talking with us so together we can find a resolution to avoid action that will be bad news for the sector, businesses and families, with the effects being felt for many months to come, at a time when container volume demand has started to reduce.”The imminent strike action comes as a similar disputes resulted in strike in late August at the UK’s largest container port Felixstowe.