2-week strike at Liverpool Port called off with staff to be balloted on pay deal

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Staff at the Port of Liverpool belonging to the Unite trade union will no longer strike for 2 weeks as planned after port operator Peel Ports announced a deal had been reached on pay.

2-week strike at Liverpool Port called off with staff to be balloted on pay deal
Photo: Darren Hillman / Flickr / CC BY-ND 2.0
As we have reported on Trans.INFO, a strike had been due to take place on November 14th.

However, according to Peel Ports, an agreement has been reached and shall be put to union members in a ballot week.

Details of the agreement have not been made public; the last offer saw the port operator propose a pay rise of 11%.

In its statement Peel Ports it stressed its proposal will be “fully recommended to its members”.

Unite has nonetheless stayed quiet on the matter since the news emerged on Tuesday.


Photo: Darren Hillman / Flickr / CC BY-ND 2.0

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