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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for Metropolitan Stevedore as a forklift driver on that date.
The Knights of Labor came to the defence of the union when its 2,514 labourers and 115 stevedores faced layoffs and salary reductions.
5) At the same time, however, courts allowed the vessel in most cases to recover its damages from the stevedore for breaching its duty of workmanlike performance.
The stevedores claim that the higher charges are necessary because of rising property costs and the need to fund new investment.
in his role as the stevedore is exclusively compensated under the LHWCA.
Before, we would see near-real-time data because we would upload the scanners a couple times a day, at lunch and dinner when the stevedores took a break.
Finnish stevedores and port operators reportedly accepted a settlement proposal late on Tuesday (19 April).
Half of the 11,000 port workers, including 6,000 stevedores, are expected to lose their jobs.
New entrant Hutchison Ports Australia has established new terminals in Brisbane and Sydney while the incumbent stevedores (Patrick and DP World) have been upgrading and expanding the capacity of terminals as well as investing in automation and cranes.
The stevedores had reportedly reached an agreement in the dispute on Sunday (17 April), and the negotiations on the stevedore labour agreement would continue again on Monday.
the court of appeals reversed the district court's summary judgment and held that the shipowner had a duty to the stevedores, applying the "intervention duty" or "the active control duty" doctrine.
The Ports shall ensure that migration to the new Stevedores & Shore Handling Scheme is done by following the statutory provisions under the existing Regulations.