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Big Rights Debate on Union Island

Thanks to everyone who came to our event for SL’s Human Rights Festival on Monday. We had an ambitious plan to link senior international unionists in Brussels, Geneva and London, and it nearly worked!
We had two great presentations from Philip Jennings, General Secretary of UNI Global Union, and Owen Tudor, Head of International for the [...]

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The Big Rights Debate – Union Island, Monday 15 Dec

Discuss globalisation, human rights and labour rights with Philip Jennings (UNI Global Union GS), Zuzanna Gorska (Solidarnosc) and Owen Tudor (TUC).
Union Island is taking part in a huge, six day Second Life Human Rights Festival, to mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Some of Second Life’s leading musicians are [...]

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Second Life Human Rights Festival: Coming soon!

Union Island is going to be taking part in a huge, six day cross-SL festival to mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Some of Second Life’s leading musicians are coming together with human rights activists and organisations to stage dozens of special events, raising awareness, forming international links and having [...]

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WDDW on Union Island – UNI Global Union

Some pics just back from the developer of the UNI mobilisation for World Day for Decent Work.

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UNI invasion

What’s the collective noun for UNI Communications people? A solidarity of UNIs? Whatever it is, that’s what we just saw on Union Island as around 20 new avatars landed in from UNI Global Union’s Communicators’ Forum in South Africa.

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Come Xplore the IBM protest museum

New on Union Island is a special skybox museum telling the story of last year’s IBM protest. The event was a great success, attracting around 1,850 avatar protestors onto IBM’s SL campus, and it was crucial in securing a good deal for IBM Italy staff who had been hit by a pay cut and refusal [...]

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Do something monumental!

Contest to design a new part of Union Island!
In late September 2007, around 1,850 avatars converged on IBM campus sims to mount a 12 hour protest. IBM Italy had cut a performce bonus worth 1000 Euro to staff, and refused to negotiate on it. The Second Life protest was reported all over SL and the [...]

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