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Join our gang!

If you’d like to be first with the news on Union Island, log in to Second Life and join the group Union Island User Group.

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First look

Not a lot to see at the moment, but Union Island does actually (virtually) exist now. It’s closed to the public whilst we’re building (hey, building sites are dangerous – we wouldn’t want to drop a pile of virtual bricks on anyone!)

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Through the keyhole…

Have a look at this photo story on Silicon.com from earlier this year about some of the blue-chip companies with a presence in Second Life. Screengrabs from IBM, Dell, Intel, Toyota, AOL, Samsung and others.

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Talk to us

What would you like to see from unions in Second Life? It could be events, campaigns, training, networking opportunities, or any of a hundred other activities.
If this project is to work, it will need to tap into the creativity and enthusiasm of Second Life residents and international union activists. Luckily those are two pretty resourceful [...]

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Business networking in SL

Interesting article in The Australian on blue chip companies’ plans to conduct internal networking in Second Life (hat tip: workblogging).
The companies mentioned, Westpac and Deloitte, seem to be impressed with the way that talking to an avatar of a colleague in another country can break down barriers for people who might otherwise not engage so [...]

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Hello world!

Welcome to “yet another WordPress blog”. This is our first post.
This is a blog to keep track of an international union project aimed at creating a home for the labour movement in virtual world Second Life.
Subscribe to our RSS feed to keep up to date with developments in the project.

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