Clear as mud: gig workers’ rights versus Uber, Deliveroo, Ola and Menulog fight for flexibility – Michael West

Gig economy Deliveroo UberEatsMenulog won plaudits for its promise to trial an “employment model”, yet in the wake of the Senate inquiry the battle to find consensus over what constitutes fair work in the gig economy remains in full swing. Workers – or “partners” as Uber calls them – still earn less than the minimum wage for employees not covered by an award or registered agreement and they receive no benefits or legal protections. Luke Stacey reports.

Source: Clear as mud: gig workers’ rights versus Uber, Deliveroo, Ola and Menulog fight for flexibility – Michael West

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