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stevedore

a person employed to load or unload ships
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According to the MWUN boss, 'What we need to tell the terminal operators and other stakeholders who are regulating us is to train the dockworkers more than they did before.
In the throes of the Great Depression, these increasingly militant and radicalized dockworkers walked off the job.
Sixteen of a total of 24 dockworkers performing dock work services of cargo loading into train cars agreed to participate in the study.
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.'' It was the kind of brinksmanship familiar from past negotiations between two sides with a history of conflict that dates to the killing of striking dockworkers during the Great Depression.
By far the largest job-related exposure impact was the past use of diesel-powered forklifts on terminal docks, and we identified forklift engine type as a major source of variability within the dockworker job group.
Dockworker Edward Betchley, said to be working with an unidentified Polish man, demanded a pounds 15,000 ransom for the safe return of the cup and was jailed for two years.
Dockworker Ray Ferrier (Tom Cruise) is a terrible father to his headstrong teenage son Robbie and young daughter Rachel (Dakota Fanning) and a terrible husband too, which explains why his wealthy wife divorced him and found herself a reliable partner.
Activating the LoadHog is simple: Once the trailer is positioned and the dock door is raised, the dockworker simply steps on the release pedal and gently pushes the deck forward; then LoadHog descends slowly into the trailer.
In zero degree temperatures, before the sun comes out, a dockworker puts on his cold weather "mustang suit" and trudges out to the work site.
In the 1954 film On the Waterfront, Marlon Brando plays a dockworker named Terry Malloy whose brother is in cahoots with the vicious leader of the dockworkers' local.
Stolen goods valued at "millions of dollars" every year further increased the cost of doing business in New York and added to the hardship of the dockworker (NYSCC 1953:27--32).
Eldest son and dockworker John O'Brien strives for a better life: one that almost seems within his grasp when he meets a beautiful young teacher.