Food delivery bike couriers in Australia being underpaid by up to $322 a week

Exclusive: Survey reveals almost all are paid per delivery and a quarter of riders have been in an accident

Food delivery bike couriers are being underpaid by up to $322 a week compared with minimum rates of pay and superannuation in the transport award, according to new union statistics.

The Young Workers Centre – an initiative of the Victoria Trades Hall Council – conducted a survey of more than 240 riders, revealing most are engaged on a “take-it-or-leave-it” basis and almost all are paid per delivery, with no minimum rates of pay.

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Source: Guardian GiG Economy

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