Food delivery workers want more legal protections after Ele.me driver sets himself on fire to protest unpaid wages

//Food delivery workers want more legal protections after Ele.me driver sets himself on fire to protest unpaid wages

Food delivery workers want more legal protections after Ele.me driver sets himself on fire to protest unpaid wages

Recent tragedies in China‘s food delivery industry have again pushed the gig economy into the spotlight, as the public contemplates the plight of the nation’s delivery drivers and some gig workers call for better legal protections.Back-to-back incidents involving couriers for Ele.me – the food delivery company owned by Alibaba Group Holding, the parent company of the South China Morning Post – became the most recent catalyst for online debate. Two weeks ago, a delivery driver died while on the…

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By | 2021-01-18T10:43:42+00:00 January 18th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on Food delivery workers want more legal protections after Ele.me driver sets himself on fire to protest unpaid wages