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What can Second Life do for Unions?

As 180 youth members (that’s <35 years old!) of the trade union movement meet in Barcelona for a UNI conference next week, there will be an emphasis on web 2.0 tools.
An opportunity to visit Union Island in Second Life, and explore the possibile use participants may see in a world of action, conference space and [...]


Can you help us for Decent Work Day?

Looking for helpers for October 7th, World Day for Decent Work
UNI, together with the international labour movement are running an Action Day for Decent Work on October 7th.
Half of the world’s 2.8 billion workers live on less than 2 USD a day. People should have the right to bargain for wages and working conditions!
We will [...]


Our island in the sun…

This great shot of Union Island is combination of the talents of Matthaios Aquacade of Citrus Virtual, who designed and built the island for us (more pics at her site), and Adam Soler of Lookr, who must have used the mother-of-all-Macs to zoom this far out and line up the photo so nicely. Kudos [...]


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