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stevedore

a person employed to load or unload ships
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The EC levels for mechanics were significantly higher than those for both driver groups in each decade noted in Table 2 and were higher than for propane dockworkers (p Less than 0.
Dockworkers slowed down last fall by closely following safety rules; employers responded in January by cutting night, weekend and holiday shifts -- saying they did not want to pay overtime for what amounted to a ''strike with pay.
In the latest twist, companies that run marine terminals locked out the majority of dockworkers Thursday.
92 for dockworkers, compared with workers in the same union but not in trucking-related jobs.
Davis, Waterfront Revolts: New York and London Dockworkers, 1946-61 (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press 2003)
In the wake of a tentative deal between employers and dockworkers, that procedure is predicted to speed up.
WAR WORK: Posters got thewar message across to dockworkers GOOD WORK: Ships being unloaded
Mr Barrett, a retired dockworker, had been babysitting his grandson and granddaughter when he died in August.
The ship's name provided a casually ironic comment on the shot of a dockworker hefting crates of soda bottles on his naked back and prompted the overheated philosophical ramble above, one of many van der Elsken wrote not so much to annotate his pictures as to illuminate the earnest, outlandish, romantic, often infuriating man who took them.
Mr Barrett, a Liverpool fan and former dockworker, was babysitting his grandchildren when he heard teenagers smash a car window outside his terraced house at around 10.
Then her father,an Irish dockworker,is killed in an accident,her mother is murdered and another woman seduces Joe.