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stevedore

a person employed to load or unload ships
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A few thousand black men, including Williams, were hired as longshoremen during the war. (http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/SCHSOL.html) He later recalled to historian Harvey Schwartz : "When I first came on the waterfront, many black workers felt that Local 10 was a utopia."
The first entry on AR'S Employee Information Card for the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) Local 273 is 1 June 1943.
OHT did cite the port's recent congestion challenges and acute longshoremen labor slowdown seen in 2015 as part of its rationale for leaving.
The pact involving the parties associated with the busy Los Angeles/Long Beach port--the International Longshoremen's Association, Union's Local 63 Office Clerical Unit and the Harbor Employers Association--will now go on the books.
The LLPA is a collective of businesses employing longshoremen for transportation of freight from the ships to storerooms and their safekeeping during their storage, until delivery.
Sao Paulo :About 50 Brazilian workers at South America's largest port ended a protest aboard a Chinese freighter Tuesday, unions said, after winning a concession on the use of local longshoremen. The dispute began Monday at the port of Santos in southeast Brazil after the Zhen Hua 10 arrived from Shanghai loaded with new gear to be used for unloading and moving containers in Embraport's new private terminal.
Contract negotiations had broken down with the alliance seeking to cap royalty payouts it says totaled $211 million last year, or an average of $10 per hour, while the Longshoremen called the fees "untouchable."
Maritime Alliance and the International Longshoremen's Association not agreed to extend their contract for 30 days, midnight tonight would have brought a halt to the handling of billions of dollars worth of goods along the East Coast.
PORTLAND - Longshoremen plan to take to the water if Northwest grain terminal owners decide to lock them out of their jobs, a U.S.
east and Gulf coasts at the end of September now look more likely after wage negotiations between the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) and the U.S.