Uber’s push into patient transport renews calls for gig economy reform

Australia’s transport workers union says company’s move shows gig model of work ‘will pervade every aspect of our lives’Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app, morning email briefing or daily news podcastUber’s push into patient transport has renewed calls to regulate the gig economy with minimum pay and conditions.On Friday the rideshare company launched Uber Health in Australia to provide non-emergency transport for medical appointments, competing with state-based taxi voucher schemes. Continue reading...

Uber’s push into patient transport renews calls for gig economy reform

Australia’s transport workers union says company’s move shows gig model of work ‘will pervade every aspect of our lives’

Uber’s push into patient transport has renewed calls to regulate the gig economy with minimum pay and conditions.

On Friday the rideshare company launched Uber Health in Australia to provide non-emergency transport for medical appointments, competing with state-based taxi voucher schemes.

Continue reading...