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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Supreme Court allowed an injured longshoreman or harbor worker to
After enactment of the 1972 amendments, the federal courts of appeals fumbled with differing interpretations of the negligence standard in longshoreman personal injury cases for nine years, until the U.
When a breach of this warranty was found, the shipowner could recover the full damages he paid to an injured or killed longshoreman or other harbor worker from the stevedore employer.
The average longshoreman, which is what many crane operators and other dock workers are called, gender notwithstanding, earns an average annual salary of more than $100,000, gets 15 paid holidays on top of vacation and retires with an enviable pension.
He's preparing the next generation," said Chambers, as he pointed out a young longshoreman working nearby.
Salaries will increase 12 percent, giving the average longshoreman around $90,000 in annual pay.
In the book, he describes his early childhood as the illegitimate son of a bartender and cocktail waitress who was raised by his longshoreman grandfather.
Jay Lopez, a third-generation longshoreman who's spent 24 years on the docks, echoed that caution.
Additionally, the ship can't sail without an accurate manifest, which could result in added longshoreman fees and tugboat costs for delayed departures," said Dick Beliveau, manager of applications and development for Cunard Line.
The 55-year-old has been a longshoreman for almost 35 years and, though he isn't concerned about pay levels, is frustrated about training issues.
This product cannot be booked as revenue until it is unloaded by union longshoreman and is loaded onto trucks bound for Action's distributors.