382-1 Definitions. As used in this chapter unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Company" and "stevedoring company" mean any persons engaged in the stevedoring industry as an employer whether in the business of furnishing stevedoring services or related services or both.

"Employee" means any person employed by an employer.

"Employer" means any person who employs the services of employees in the stevedoring industry, but shall not include the State or any agency thereof.

"Industrial dispute" and "labor dispute" mean any controversy concerning wages, hours, or other terms or conditions of employment, or concerning the association or representation of persons in negotiating, fixing, maintaining, changing, or seeking to arrange wages, hours, or other terms or conditions of employment.

"Labor organization" means any organization of employees which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of collective bargaining or of dealing with employers concerning wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.

"Lockout" means the refusal of an employer to furnish work to employees as the result of a labor dispute between the employer and its employees.

"Person" includes one or more individuals, labor organizations, partnerships, associations, corporations, legal representatives, trustees, or receivers.

"Related services" means and includes all services, other than stevedoring services, ordinarily or necessarily performed in regard to cargo, goods, wares, and merchandise of every kind arriving at a terminal facility for shipment by or discharge from vessels and other craft; and "related facilities" means and includes all facilities in connection therewith.

"Stevedoring industry" means the business of furnishing services for the loading and unloading of cargo transported or to be transported on vessels and other craft, at any ports within the State, and also means the business of furnishing related services, as herein defined.

"Stevedoring services" means services for the loading and unloading of cargo transported or to be transported on vessels and other craft and the handling of lines of vessels and other craft, at any ports within the State.

"Strike" means the temporary stoppage of work, slowdown, or retarding of production or operations by the concerted action of employees.

"Terminal facility" means any dock, wharf, pier, quay, bulkhead, or landing, with the appurtenances thereto, and any warehouse used in connection therewith. [L 1951, c 209, 2; RL 1955, 92-2; HRS 382-1]

 

Revision Note

 

Numeric designations deleted and definitions rearranged pursuant to 23G-15.

 

Case Notes

 

"Labor dispute" referred to. 46 H. 140, 377 P.2d 715 (1962).

 

 

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