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Posted 10/02/2021 in News

Deliveroo and Uber Eats: Anthony Albanese pledges sick leave for gig workers


Deliveroo and Uber Eats: Anthony Albanese pledges sick leave for gig workers

Labor leader Anthony Albanese will pledge to extend sick leave to more casuals, gig workers and Uber Eats drivers as he launches a savage attack on Scott Morrison for being all “smirk and mirrors” on workers’ rights. 

In a major announcement on the big policy area he plans to fight on all the way to the election, Mr Albanese will promise that the one in four workers in casual or insecure work will finally secure greater protections. 

Despite Uber Eats, Deliveroo and other platforms being all about “convenience” Mr Albanese will warn the consequences can be deadly.

“Anyone who has ordered food through Deliveroo, taken a trip on Uber or used Airtasker knows that,’’ he said.

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