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Felixstowe strike averted

The Unite trade union says that a dispute over the outsourcing of workers at the port of Felixstowe has been settled. The row flared up late last year after 116 engineers at Felixstowe docks took strike action on 27 and 28 December in a dispute over a possible transfer to an outside company, Universal Tyres. However, it has now been agreed that should restructuring take place in the future, including ... [+]

Felixstowe engineers to strike 27-28 December

Engineers at Felixstowe docks will take strike action on 27 and 28 December in a dispute over a possible transfer to an outside company, says the Unite trade union. Some 116 engineers, employed by the Felixstowe Dock and Railway Company, voted 98% in favour of strike action and unanimously for industrial ... [+]

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