Make ride-share fair
Survey of over 1,100 ride-share drivers reveals low pay & violence
TWU surveys with ride-share drivers and delivery riders have uncovered glaring abuses of workers, including pay far below minimum wage, no access to worker rights like superannuation or sick leave, and verbal, physical and sexual harassment and even serious cases of assault.
A new survey of 240 food delivery riders also showed riders are suffering over $300 in wage theft each week. Injuries are a major problem with one in four riders reporting being in an accident while working.
This is a snapshot of what the on-demand food delivery riders told us about the impact of technology on work:
The TWU partners with the Rideshare Drivers Co-operative and Delivery Riders Alliance to take action and fight for rights, with some great results.
A recent survey into work in the gig economy, the largest of its kind, reveals transport workers are struggling more than others.
Transport workers are fighting for a fairer, safer industry. Join them today and secure your future.