One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person employed at a port to load and unload ships.‘the waterside workers refused to load pig iron for Japan in 1938’
- ‘He was a waterside worker who was killed in an industrial accident.’
- ‘The NSW Court of Appeal has found a Commonwealth authority breached its duty of care to waterside workers.’
- ‘The New Zealand Federation of Labour tried to expel the waterside workers' union.’
- ‘The waterside workers eventually won all the conditions they had sought.’
- ‘The waterside workers are protesting against the use of contract labour to load logs onto ships.’
- ‘Australian waterside workers placed bans on loading Dutch ships they suspected were carrying arms to be used against the Indonesian revolutionaries.’
- ‘He failed to offer proof that the incidents of theft he alleged were in fact committed by waterside workers.’
- ‘Currently waterside workers accrue five weeks annual leave per year.’
- ‘There is a culture that goes with being a waterside worker.’
- ‘Waterside workers announced they would instigate safety bans on shipments of raw asbestos coming into the country, effective immediately.’
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