Taxi industry deregulation does not excuse Uber from ripping off drivers

The arrival to Canberra of app-based booking services like Uber does not excuse companies like Uber, or taxi companies, from their responsibility to workers and to the community, said UnionsACT today. Globally, Uber not only refuses to collectively bargain with drivers, but maintains the legal fiction that drivers are not Uber-employees. This has the potential … Continue reading Taxi industry deregulation does not excuse Uber from ripping off drivers

Door knocking for a Better Future in Eden-Monaro

Door knocking for a Better Future in Eden-Monaro A 100 volunteers will be participating in the largest ever door knocking event in the federal seat of Eden-Monaro onSunday 13 September, 2015, focused in Queanbeyan. Coordinated by UnionsACT, teachers, nurses, public servants, fire fighters, students and retirees will come together under the banner of “Build A … Continue reading Door knocking for a Better Future in Eden-Monaro