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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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Protecting our longshoremen and implementing solutions recommended by both internal or external auditors is a corporate value that is endorsed at the highest levels.
The longshoremen said they intend to protest in boats on the Columbia and Willamette rivers if a lockout occurs.
Between 1945 and 1947, these efforts contributed to an explosion of wildcat strikes as longshoremen challenged their lack of control over working conditions and their union.
11, 2010 (CENS)--To seek higher severance pays, some 100 longshoremen of China Container Terminal Corp.
How many American jobs will be lost by truckers and longshoremen, not to mention factory workers?
Aquino said the one-day picketing was successful in affecting port activity, with picket lines being respected by some Teamsters and longshoremen.
In many of its sections, it so much resembles the gritty mise-en-scene from On the Waterfront, you'd practically expect to see a bloodied Marlon Brando staggering towards one of the piers with a horde of longshoremen in tow.
Army personnel, and longshoremen from the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, teamed up in mid-December to conduct what some are calling the largest singleship load out in FISC Pearl's history.
Longshoremen could, and perhaps still can, apply for a permit to spend a few months at another port.
Even some of the longshoremen who were inadvertently injured said police had gone "too far.
The brotherhoods did not allow for segregated locals (as was common in unions of longshoremen, miners, and other workers).