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Lessons Australia’s gig economy should take from Foodora’s downfall

Had Foodora’s Australian operations not already gone into voluntary administration, the November 16 decision of the Fair Work Commission might well have finished the food-delivery company off. The commission upheld former courier Josh Klooger’s unfair dismissal complaint against Foodora. In doing so, it found Foodora had incorrectly classified him as […]
Lessons Australia’s gig economy should take from Foodora’s downfall
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Foodora just put its Australian business into voluntary administration

Global food delivery business Foodora has sent its Australian business into voluntary administration ahead of its exit from the country. The move comes just a fortnight after the business announced it was quitting the Australian market by August 20, claiming at the time that the business was solvent. The business […]
Foodora just put its Australian business into voluntary administration
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Foodora is quitting Australia in less than 3 weeks

Foodora launched in Australia in 2015 after acquiring local delivery business Suppertime. The German business says it’s leaving to focus on regions with greater growth potential. The company is currently in court over unfair dismissal claims and allegations by the Fair Work Ombudsman that it was issuing sham contracts to […]
Foodora is quitting Australia in less than 3 weeks
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Foodora is being sued by the employment watchdog for alleged sham contracts

The Australian arm of the global food delivery company Foodora is being taken to court for offering its delivery drivers alleged sham contracts in a move that could dramatically change the local gig economy business model. The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has launched the Federal Court legal action over three […]
Foodora is being sued by the employment watchdog for alleged sham contracts