Longshoreman


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Longshoreman

A person who loads and unloads cargo from ships. Because these jobs are often both temporary and dangerous, longshoremen in the United States are entitled to coverage under the Longshore Act. A longshoreman is also called a docker or a stevedore.
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Even in an academic role, he proudly continued to wear his working class clothes and talk naturally in the manner of a longshoreman.
Del Monte's stevedore, has added 10 new management positions to supervise a 30 percent increase in longshoreman man hours to accommodate Del Monte's expansion.
Angela Lansbury ``has a mouth like a longshoreman,'' Arthur, Lansbury's ``Mame'' co-star, tells us.
The old ``Ma Perkins'' soap operas have become soft porn; prime time television is replete with language and sex situations that would make a longshoreman blush; movies have long since crossed the line into tastelessness and extreme violence, and the grossness of ``The Simpsons'' has become acceptable viewing for young children.
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Thus, San Pedro longshoreman Al Langley recalled that "after the ['34] strike there wasn't a job in the world to equal longshoring, although it was hard, hard work.
This tax season, Tri Tax Franchise is providing its own economic break to International Longshoreman Warehouse Union (ILWU) members classified as "Casual" by offering them free tax preparation.
If you are a longshoreman and you work at one of the nation's West Coast ports, especially Los Angeles or Long Beach, NAPTA has an ugly surprise in store for you: your job will soon be gone.
In an interview with Radio 19 in Bristol, Mr Prescott said that he identified with one of the star's most famous early roles as the former boxer turned longshoreman, Terry Malloy, in the film On the Waterfront.