29 Jun '15, 5am

.@nswtaxi believe Uber X is workchoices on steroids

Uber X is Workchoices on Steroids 26 June 2015 | NSW Taxi Council The NSW Taxi Council today expressed its disappointment at the comments made by the ALP and the Leader of the Opposition in relation to Uber and ride sharing. Whilst the NSW Taxi Council acknowledges the need for governments to hold unlawful ride-sharing companies accountable to ensure that they comply with the necessary rules, pay their fair share of taxes and ensure that drivers and passengers are protected against rip-offs and injury, but blanket support for an under-ground black market business model is ill-conceived. NSW ALP appears to be abandoning its core values when it comes to workers’ rights and basic entitlements. Uber X is Workchoices on steroids. There are no protections at all for a worker operating on the Uber X platform and summary dismissal is the norm where a driver fails to meet Uber’s ex...

Full article: http://www.nswtaxi.org.au/news/uber-x-workchoices-steroids-0

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