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We’re all wearing the badge!

Makulata Waco wearing the Free Osanloo shirt and badge. Taken from the ITF’s “I’m wearing the badge!” Flickr group.
If you get a badge, upload a snap to Flickr and let ITF know, so they can put you on the growing photo-wall of SL and RL campaigners for Mansour Osanloo.

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5 Photographers exhibition opens

We’re very excited about our first art exhibition on Union Island, and our gallery is now well and truly open! It’s hosting a LabourArts / Robert F Wagner Labor Archives exhibition called “5 Photographers”.

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Free Osanloo!

The ITF are planning an international day of action on March 6th, to campaign for the release of jailed Tehran bus workers union leader Mansour Osanloo.

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Talking unionbusting

Thanks to everyone who dropped by for our first event, a discussion on union busting with Paul Nowak of the TUC and Stewart Acuff of the AFL-CIO. Here’s a snap of avatars in our Union Island bar, listening to Paul Nowak discussing what practical steps the TUC and AFLCIO are doing to combat unionbusting, and [...]

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Only here for the beer

Virtual beer in our virtual bar, courtesy of the Workers’ Beer Company, a UK union company which raises funds for union projects. WBC organise beer tents at big music festivals such as Glastonbury, and recruit hundreds of volunteers to work there in exchange for a free event pass, earning thousands of pounds for union causes [...]

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Union Island open for business

Union Island is now officially open – although in beta (which is fancy speak for “not finished yet”!). We’re still working on it, but wanted to let people in a soon as possible to get comments going. Drop by and let us know what you think. Relax with a beer and a game of [...]

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Let’s talk union-busting

We’re getting ready to open doors on Monday 11th February, and here’s an invite to our first ever event!
The TUC and AFL-CIO believe that workers throughout the world should have the right to organise, and be represented by independent trade unions. the message to employers is clear. But in the US union [...]

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Opening soon…

Well, we’re nearly there, and are getting ready to open doors and see what people think of what we’ve done so far, and give us their thoughts on what should be happening. The beta opening is now scheduled for Monday 11th February.
Join the Union Island User Group in SL to be the first to get [...]

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