Uber

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Menulog announces pivot towards ‘employment model’ for all couriers within coming years
Managing director says company will trial move away from independent contractors among Sydney workers

Luke Henriques-Gomes

12, Apr, 2021 @9:06 AM

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NSW food delivery taskforce ignored riders’ safety concerns, advocates say
Taskforce initiated after five riders died on the job recommends ‘refining the App’ and offering free mobile phone holders

Naaman Zhou

09, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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My Uber Eats account was hacked and I was charged, but it won't listen
It was obvious there was a problem but it refuses to take responsibility

Miles Brignall

05, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How past tech floats fared, and upcoming IPOs in London
Even Facebook and Google had their troubles when they first went public, so Deliveroo’s bad experience is far from unique

Julia Kollewe

03, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Uber ordered to pay $1.1m to blind passenger who was denied rides 14 times
Arbitrator rebuffed the company’s position that it wasn’t liable for drivers’ behavior given their status as contractors

Victoria Bekiempis

02, Apr, 2021 @1:46 PM

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Covid should have been a boon for Deliveroo – but it still hasn't turned a profit| Jonathan Nunn
The company is going public but there’s only so long food delivery apps can survive on convenience alone, says food writer Jonathan Nunn

Jonathan Nunn

31, Mar, 2021 @11:01 AM

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Under cover of Covid, British workers' rights are being quietly stripped away | Polly Toynbee
Webcam surveillance, fire and rehire: employers are tightening the screw on workers, especially the lowest paid, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

30, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ride-hailing rental startup Splend to transition Australian car fleet to electric
‘The economics are going to drive EV adoption,’ company founder says, citing petrol costs

Royce Kurmelovs

30, Mar, 2021 @1:42 AM

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The Guardian view on public sector jobs: keep gig economics out | Editorial
Editorial: Outsourcing catch-up tutoring to teenagers in Sri Lanka is part of a bigger project to weaken, and cheapen, public services

Editorial

22, Mar, 2021 @7:41 PM

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After Uber's U-turn, ministers must stop giving gig economy bosses an easy ride
It’s a step forward that Uber drivers must now be treated as employees, but there’s still a long road to travel

Phillip Inman

21, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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'A lot are sceptical': Uber drivers' cautious welcome over worker status
Drivers react to new remuneration with taxi-hailing app but say more still needs to be done to improve terms

Molly Blackall

18, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Uber may face further legal challenge to settle drivers' hours
Union says taxi app firm will force workers to take new cases to court despite success with wage claim

Sarah Butler

17, Mar, 2021 @7:48 PM

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