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MacMerry300 workers condemn company’s ‘steady level of bad’ as union members continue to take action

15th January 2022

Following a collective grievance raised by Unite the Union members of MacMerry300 and Abandon Ship Ltd bars across Glasgow and Dundee, The Glasgow Guardian spoke to student-age Glasgow hospitality staff about the unfolding situation. Grievances included lack of adherence to Covid-19 restrictions and procedures, as well as long-term issues involving staff pay. The Glasgow Guardian ...


How Boris’ Brexit failure has saved the Union

20th December 2021

In Investigation Editor Jordan Hunter’s article, shortlisted for the Guardian Foundation’s Hugo Young Award, he examines the recent shift against independence. With Brexit in shambles and a Conservative government looking to stay around longer than what many progressive Scots hoped for, the SNP were looking to capitalise off a series of favourable polls going into ...


Thought Experiment: A Celtic Union

25th September 2021

Imagine a world where Scotland and Ireland united… As someone who’s from Northern Ireland, but grew up in Scotland, the concept of a Celtic Union has never been too far from my mind. Throughout debates surrounding both Scottish Independence and a United Ireland, I have generally sat on the fence. I was born to a ...


Lowest-paid University staff fear changes to employment conditions could see huge losses

20th July 2021

Unite the Union members demonstrate outside James McCune Smith Building at University’s “fire and rehire”-style practices At midday on Tuesday 13 July, members of Unite the Union and staff at the University of Glasgow gathered outside the new state-of-the-art James McCune Smith Building to protest against the University’s “fire and rehire”-style employment policy that is ...