Uber

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Uber and Lyft drivers join day-long strike over working conditions
Workers for app companies call for better wages and protections for those seeking to unionize

Kari Paul in San Francisco

21, Jul, 2021 @11:34 PM

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Uber charged me £332 for a 1.75-mile trip home
I can’t persuade the ride-hailing company something is wrong even though its bill is absurd

Miles Brignall

20, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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New Zealand Uber drivers launch class action against ride share company
Legal fight hopes to override previous ruling that drivers are not employees

Eva Corlett in Wellington

14, Jul, 2021 @8:16 AM

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Call for federal regulator for Australia’s gig economy after sixth delivery rider death revealed
Senate recommends ways to ensure delivery work is safer, riders have more rights, and more deaths are prevented

Naaman Zhou

26, Jun, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Uber and Lyft fares surge as pandemic recedes – but drivers don’t get ‘piece of pie’
Recent changes have driven down pay for drivers, including a reduction in minimum pay for long distance trips

Michael Sainato

21, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Uber and Lyft: woo drivers with stable pay, not short-term honeypots
Gig companies want to win back labor through promotions and bonuses. But workers can see through the claims

Rida Qadri and Alexandra Mateescu

20, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘We are democratising the right to laziness’: the rise of on-demand grocery deliveries
Companies are springing up all over the UK promising to deliver whatever you want in as little as 10 minutes. But what could we lose by never popping out for milk again?

Harry Wallop

12, Jun, 2021 @11:00 AM

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As drivers, we know Uber’s British union ‘deal’ is not all it seems | Nader Awaad
The removal of collective bargaining on pay makes a huge difference, says Uber driver Nader Awaad

Nader Awaad

04, Jun, 2021 @11:14 AM

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Workers are again learning the power of collectivism | Torsten Bell
As even Uber recognises the GMB, and the pandemic threatens jobs, it is no surprise that more employees are joining unions

Torsten Bell

30, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Unionized but impotent? Row erupts over gig workers’ labor proposal
New York bill would give gig workers path to unionize but at steep price, opponents say, as bill wouldn’t define them as employees

Steven Greenhouse

27, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Uber agrees union recognition deal with GMB
Agreement allows union access to drivers hubs for help and support but deal does not include riders with Uber Eats service

Sarah Butler

26, May, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Uber Eats riders earning as little as $5 for deliveries crossing multiple NSW suburbs
Riders say their pay rates don’t sufficiently account for time spent waiting for orders or time taken travelling to the restaurant

Naaman Zhou

20, May, 2021 @5:37 AM

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