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STEVEDORE. A person employed in loading and unloading vessels. Dunl. Adm. Pr. 98. Vide Arrameurs; Sac

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Dockworkers and their employers have been negotiating a new contract since May, but in recent weeks talks have stalled, all but paralyzing 29 ports that handle about one-quarter of U.
Each job category in this population has distinct exposure patterns: drivers are exposed directly to traffic; dockworkers are exposed to trucks in the yard and propane and liquified natural gas exhaust from forklifts; shopworkers are exposed to short-term vehicle exposures during repairs; and other terminal-based personnel have little exposure to vehicle exhaust (Davis et al.
Davis, Waterfront Revolts: New York and London Dockworkers, 1946-61 (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press 2003)
Pacific Coast dockworkers negotiating a new labor agreement have begun a work slowdown in Seattle and Tacoma, management said, in the first large job action since their contract expired in July.
We have come through it," says retired dockworker Frank.
In another a clothcapped dockworker is told by a soldier: "Go to it chum.
Once the trailer has been positioned and the dock door has been raised, the dockworker steps on the release pedal, gently pushes the deck forward, and LoadHog descends slowly into the trailer.
Oscar quickly fixes on Lina (Mirta Ibarra,) a particularly attractive, articulate and available dockworker, as the central character of his film and, of course, the boject of his extramarital affections.
Adam Smith, seven, dialled 999 when his 76-year-old grandfather and babysitter, retired dockworker Bob Donkin, collapsed with a suspected heart attack in Sunderland, on January 2.
The dockworker arrived in Liverpool in 1900 as a 14-year-old stowaway.
Mr Barrett, a retired dockworker, had been babysitting his grandson and granddaughter when he died in August.