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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has revealed that 60 per cent of dockworkers who work in hazardous port environment without being well kitted are prone to cancer ailment in the nearest future.
( Dockworkers had suffered for decades  from a hiring system compared to a "slave auction." Once hired, they routinely worked 24 to 36 hour shifts, experienced among the highest rates of injury and death of any job, and endured abusive bosses.
Thus, this study mainly aims to understand and analyse the perspective of dockworkers on health and labour in the Railway Dry Port of the Municipality of Uruguaiana, in the State of Rio Grande do Sul.
The volume of cargo that West Coast dockworkers and their employers must clear, now that they've reached a tentative contract agreement Friday evening, is staggering.
Also, the use of diesel forklifts on terminal docks varied by company, and the summarized occupational exposures in Table 2 are not relevant to all periods; that is, the diesel dockworker phase is limited primarily to the 1980s.
Rooney, a man of copious footballing talent but precious little common decency, has rightly been banned from the field of play - albeit for only two matches - as punishment for his dockworker's tirade to a TV camera.
This engaging musical drama, with a decided Beatles slant, tells the story of a Liverpool dockworker named Jude, who leaves his family and girlfriend behind to travel to America in the 1960s to find his father - who doesn't even know he exists.
The EEOC charged that a male supervisor engaged in verbal and physical sexual harassment of a male sales associate and a young dockworker when the supervisor exposed himself, propositioned the men and made sexually explicit and derogatory comments.
Born in Maui, Albert Chang grew up in Oahu and became a dockworker in Honolulu, where he witnessed firsthand the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
He worked from a very young age in various manual jobs including fisherman, bricklayer, dockworker and plumber, but taught himself to read and write in French.
Mr Barrett, a retired dockworker, was babysitting his young grandson and granddaughter when he heard youths break the window of the car outside his home on Bingley Road, Liverpool
The retired dockworker was babysitting his young grandchildren when he heard youths break the window of the car outside his home in Bingley Road, Liverpool at around 10.50pm.