Markets

Uber’s latest financial report shows huge gains for delivery and deep losses for rideshare services – and uses Sydney as an example

Sydney’s appetite for Uber Eats has far outstripped its demand for Uber’s core rideshare service, the company has revealed. As part of its first quarter financial report, Uber revealed demand for food delivery has spiked worldwide, as pandemic conditions stifle mobility figures. Uber posted quarterly losses of US$359 million before […]
Uber’s latest financial report shows huge gains for delivery and deep losses for rideshare services – and uses Sydney as an example
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Menulog will consider Sydney delivery riders as full employees in a new trial, citing a ‘moral imperative’ to pay gig economy workers a minimum wage

Food delivery platform Menulog will consider its Sydney CBD riders as full employees under a new trial, CEO Morten Belling told a Senate Committee hearing. The company says it will temporarily provide a minimum wage, sick leave, superannuation, and other entitlements not usually offered to contractors in the gig economy. […]
Menulog will consider Sydney delivery riders as full employees in a new trial, citing a ‘moral imperative’ to pay gig economy workers a minimum wage
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Uber Eats has revealed a new contract with its Australian riders – but unions say it’s another way to claim delivery riders aren’t employees

Uber Eats has reportedly introduced a new contract compelling food deliverers to provide an ABN, among other changes. The Transport Workers Union claims the contract is a new attempt to obscure Uber Eats’ responsibility to delivery riders. The Federal Court last year criticised Uber Eats’ arguments that it is not […]
Uber Eats has revealed a new contract with its Australian riders – but unions say it’s another way to claim delivery riders aren’t employees
Lifestyle

5 game-changing painting products for your next project

Repainting your walls and keeping your lawn fresh can be a lot of work. So, to make things easier and faster, we made a list of five paint products that will make it more manageable. This includes an extendable paint brush that can reach behind tight spaces, spray-on grass paint, […]
5 game-changing painting products for your next project
Strategy

The ultimate guide to navigating AB5, the California law Uber and Lyft are fighting with a November ballot measure, as a freelancer or business owner

California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) requires company workers to be considered as employees, with some exemptions. Hirers must now use an ABC test to prove that workers are independent contractors. The law can have adverse effects on businesses and freelancers in California, as new regulations change who can be hired […]
The ultimate guide to navigating AB5, the California law Uber and Lyft are fighting with a November ballot measure, as a freelancer or business owner
Lifestyle

These basement renovations hide slides and secret rooms

Pat Gagliano is the owner of Finished Basements NJ. He has been in business for 35 years. His projects involve hidden doors, indoor slides, built-in bunk beds, and more. We took a look at some of his most unique designs. Visit INSIDER.com for more stories. Following is a transcript of […]
These basement renovations hide slides and secret rooms
Tech

Uber is under investigation in Australia

Ridesharing provider Uber is the subject of an investigation by Australia’s ombudsman for workplace relations. The Fair Work Ombudsman confirmed to Business Insider on Wednesday evening that it has started an inquiry into whether the company’s conditions for drivers comply with federal regulations. “I can confirm that the Fair Work […]
Uber is under investigation in Australia
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Potential ‘Mutiny’ Of Overworked Afghan Contractors Put US Embassy At Risk

[credit provider=”via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caLm8K2zTr0″] A Project Of Government Oversight (POGO) report out today reveals some troubling allegations about security contractors in Afghanistan.The report details a lawsuit that alleges British security contractor Aegis asked contractors at the US Embassy in Kabul to lie about their weekly work hours in order to […]
Potential ‘Mutiny’ Of Overworked Afghan Contractors Put US Embassy At Risk