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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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.
He's preparing the next generation," said Chambers, as he pointed out a young longshoreman working nearby.