Felixstowe, the UK's largest port, could see industrial action during August as a result of pay disputes between unions and operators.
Following a ballot from its members at the port, the workers' union Unite revealed that out of an 81% turnout, 92% of workers were in favour of taking industrial action over current pay proposals.
The dispute comes as workers across the Felixstowe Dock and Rail Company were offered a pay rise of 5%, some way off matching the 11.9% inflation rate, marking the second consecutive year a pay rise offered to port workers doesn't match inflation rates.
Without a breakthrough to the current stalemate, strikes are likely to take place next month, with Unite requesting a revised offer that would protect the union's members from the current cost of living crisis.
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