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International Labor Movements

“Workmen of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains!” were the words of Karl Marx in late 1800s. Just a few of decades ago finding a Polish lady employed in a British pub, a Romanian working on a building site in France, or a man from Morocco picking fruit in Southern Spain, would have been a much less frequent prospect than it is today. As we move into the 21st century, patterns of employment are changing as workers are becoming increasingly globalized and free of national…