Felixstowe port workers balloted over bonuses

Port of Felixstowe Hutchison Ports said it employed about 2,500 workers at Felixstowe

Workers at the Port of Felixstowe have voted in favour of industrial action over changes to bonus payments.

The Unite union balloted members on changes to their terms and conditions of employment.

The union said an "overwhelming" majority voted for action and talks would be taking place at the conciliation service Acas next week.

Hutchison Ports, which owns Felixstowe docks, said it would not be commenting on the ballot.

Unite said more than 90% of the port's 2,500 workers were in the union.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Suffolk

Weather

Ipswich

18 °C 12 °C

Features

  • Peaky Blinders publicity shotBrum do

    Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?


  • Oliver CromwellA brief history

    The 900-year-story behind the creation of a UK parliament


  • Image of Ankor Wat using lidarJungle Atlantis

    How lasers have revealed an ancient city beneath the forest


  • Tesco signBest before?

    Has Tesco passed its sell-by date, asks Richard Anderson


  • Agents with the US Secret Service, such as this one, are responsible for guarding the presidentHard at work

    White House break-in adds to Secret Service woes


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.