29/11/2021

Foyle Port Workers Take Strike Action In Pay Dispute

Some staff at L'Derry's Foyle Port have begun strike action is a dispute over a rejected demand for a 2.1% pay rise this year, following a pay freeze.

Unite, the trade union representing the striking workers has warned that the action could "significantly affect port operations".
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It is understood that the Port and Unite have been going back and forward in a dispute over pay, with the union claiming that "almost every worker at the port and their families were struggling to make ends meet and now face a second year of poverty pay".

According to reports, up to 30 Unite members manned a picket line at the Port on Monday morning.



Image: Unite The Union Twitter: "Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock at the picket line with the striking dock workers this morning at Foyle Port"

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