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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.

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    A 'NO' Vote Is A Vote to Cut the Pay Of Penrith City Garbos

    February 23

    TWU NSW Branch Media Release, 23 February 2018
     
    This coming Monday night, 26 February 2018, Penrith City Council Garbos will be seeking to address the weekly Penrith Council meeting. Garbos face the loss of $300 a week from their pay because the Council tender for waste collection has no guaranteed protections for drivers’ wages and conditions.

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    VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Airport Protests over Split Shifts

    February 19

    On 16 February 2018, aviation workers portested at major airports around the nation over proposed changes to pay and working conditions which they say risk safety and security.

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    TWU WILL RALLY AGAINST RUTHLESS ALPHA FLIGHT SERVICES JOB CUTS

    February 16

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch, 15 February 2018
     
    TWU (VIC/TAS BRANCH) Secretary John Berger has told distressed members that the union will fight tooth-and-nail for their jobs after Alpha Flight Services told staff this week that it will be ruthlessly sacking hundreds of full-time workers.

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    Truck Driver Rights A 'Matter of Public Safety'

    February 12

    Macarthur Chronicle Campbelltown, by Daniel Zautsen, 9 February 2018
     
    Campbelltown state Labor MP Greg Warren is leading a push to give truckies delivering bread, milk and cream the same rights as other transport workers.

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    Uber, Deliveroo Food Couriers Want Better Pay, Working Conditions

    February 01

    Huffington Post, by Josh Butler, 1 Feb 2018
     
    Food delivery giants like UberEATS and Deliveroo are under pressure to provide better pay and working conditions for their bicycle couriers, as Australian trade unions begin a push for stronger protections in the burgeoning “gig economy.”