TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR ETHICAL RULES IN AUSTRALIA AFTER WOMAN KILLED BY DRIVERLESS UBER CAR IN US

    March 20

    TWU MEDIA RELEAE, 20 March 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on governments in Australia to adopt mandatory ethical rules ahead of any further development of driverless vehicle technology. The call comes as a driverless car operated by Uber hit and killed a pedestrian in Arizona.

  • News

    App Delivery Riders Say They Are Paid as Little as $6 An Hour in Australia

    March 15

    The Guardian, by Naaman Zhou, 14 March 2018
     
    Bicycle deliverers for UberEats, Foodora and Deliveroo have said they are paid as little as $6 an hour and called for better conditions and government regulation.

  • News

    Foodora Fires Courier for Refusing to Quit Workers' Chat Group

    March 15

    AFR, by David Marin-Guzman, 14 March 2018
     
    Food delivery service Foodora fired one of its cyclists for refusing to hand over control of an encrypted chat group that its workers were using to talk about pay and conditions.

  • News

    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.

  • Media Release

    DELIVERY RIDERS PROTEST AS TWU FILES TEST CASES FOR RIGHTS & PROTECTIONS

    March 14

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 March 2018
     
    Delivery riders and supporters are taking to the streets in Sydney today to protest over low wages, which force 75% of riders below minimum rates, and over the lack of protections for injuries and abuse on the job. The protest comes as the Transport Workers’ Union files cases for unfair dismissal involving two delivery riders recently sacked.

  • News

    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.