Examples of dockworker in a Sentence
the dockworkers spent all afternoon taking crates off of the ship
Recent Examples of dockworker from the Web
A Wilmington freight shipping company is accused of refusing to hire qualified women as dockworkers or loaders, according to a federal complaint filed Wednesday.
Only after repeated strikes on both Atlantic and Pacific coasts did port employers and longshore unions reach agreements in the early 1960s about payments to dockworkers displaced by the new technology.
There, dockworkers removed each item from the pallet and stowed it.
In all, there are about 14,000 dockworkers in the Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex and thousands more casuals.
The last time the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the PMA, which employs union dockworkers, opened up a call for potential employees was in 2004.
The grandson of a dockworker, according to French media, Philippe is a boxer and, like Macron, graduated from France’s elite ENA, the National School of Administration.
Lynch said dockworkers using six cranes planned to load and unload about 5,600 total cargo containers –
In Oakland, dockworkers were expected to shut down the waterfront and rallies had been scheduled to take place along Bay Area Rapid Transit routes and near the city jail.
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First Known Use of dockworker
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Definition of dockworker for English Language Learners
: a person who loads and unloads ships at a port
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