were not simply anti-racists, they were communists and socialists.
Brian O'Neill has noted that "longshoremen
derived much of the[ir] work satisfaction from being with their 'buddies.'" (54) Dock workers of ar's generation tended to live in waterfront communities like the lower west side of Saint John, in close proximity to the port.
the LHWCA to compensate injuries suffered by longshoremen
that arose out
The union contract between longshoremen
and the companies that operate six grain terminals in the Pacific Northwest expired Sept.
, stevedores, and vessel owners, Congress amended Section
Three hundred longshoremen
of APMT Taiwan, a subsidiary of MAERSK, will also lose their jobs.
The 841st also manages a dedicated workforce of civilian longshoremen
The approval earlier this month, however, marred with strong protects from longshoremen
and port workers.
How many American jobs will be lost by truckers and longshoremen
, not to mention factory workers?
Some critics have also complained that the longshoremen
's union is itself a security risk, because it is allegedly controlled by mobsters.
But in its treatment of the actual characters, be they longshoremen
or mid-level drug dealers or police detectives, I don't think it's cynical at all.
Putting cargo in standard-sized boxes allowed ships to be loaded or unloaded in days rather than weeks, so longshoremen
were no Longer needed and the life went out of the old docks in cities such as London and Copenhagen.