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    Delivery Riders Protest Against Uber, Deliveroo, Foodora Pay Cuts and Lack of Protection

    March 15

    ABC News, by Ashleigh Raper and Lily Mayers, 14 March 2018
     
    Food delivery riders have marched in Sydney to demand UberEats, Deliveroo and Foodora provide pay increases and better working conditions to the many contractors darting from door to door around Australian cities.

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    Deliveroo, UberEATS under Fire over Claims of Low Payments

    March 14

    Illawarra Mercury, by Glen Humphries, 13 March 13 2018
     
    Riding a bike around the Wollongong CBD delivering food isn’t an easy way to make a few bucks.

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    Do You Care How Much the Person Delivering Your Dinner Gets Paid?

    March 14

    The Guardian, by Tanya Plibersek, 14 Mar 2018
     
    Being a fan of the gig economy doesn’t mean we have to abandon workers’ basic rights. That’s why I support #Rights4Riders, Tanya Plibersek writes.

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    'Fired for Taking a Holiday': Bicycle Couriers Claim Unfair Dismissal

    March 14

    The Canberra Times, by Anna Patty, 14 March 2018
     
    Two foodora cyclists have launched unfair dismissal claims in cases the Transport Workers Union believes could prove a test case for the burgeoning food delivery industry.

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    PHOTOS & VIDEO OF TRUCK DRIVER PROTESTS AGAINST ALDI OVER SAFETY & FREE SPEECH

    March 01

    Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters angry at Aldi’s refusal to address safety concerns have protested in major capitals today (28 February 2018). Please find in below some photos & videos of the protests across the country:

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    Dark Side of Food Delivery App

    February 26

    (CH10 The Project, 25 Feb 2018) An investigation has uncovered the much darker side of food delivery apps. Foodora rider Anvesh Kumar details how experienced a racial attack during a delivery. Foodora's handling of the situation highlights the vulnerability of the delivery workers. Critics say that the treatment the delivery riders from the apps are same as exploitation.