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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That week, 329 dockers lost their jobs at the Mersey Docks and Harbour Company, after refusing to cross picket lines in solidarity with 80 sacked workers at a Bootle firm.
Dockers chairman Jeremy Cook said: "My reaction was disbelief and amazement.
Mr Adamson said, "I think the dockers have had a very fair deal.
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Liverpool's dockers settled for a pounds 10million pay-off yesterday - ending one of Britain's longest running strikes.