Grangemouth Port Workers to Take Strike Action

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

March 12, 2016

Image: Grangemouth Port

Image: Grangemouth Port

 Staff at the Port of Grangemouth - one of the country’s biggest ports handling 150,000 containers each year - have voted for strike action over changes to conditions by employer Forth Ports, reports Daily Record.

 
Workers at Scotland's largest container port are to begin a two-week strike on Tuesday in a dispute over rotas and pay.
 
The union Unite said all but two of 75 "operatives" based at the Port of Grangemouth had voted for action in a ballot. The workers include crane drivers and loaders.
 
Trade union Unite have balloted staff and workers said there was near unanimous support for industrial action. 
 
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