The Victorian government may introduce minimum pay and safe working conditions for workers in the gig economy.
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Victoria flags going it alone on gig workers
Patrick Durkin, BOSS Deputy Editor
May 7, 2019 — 4.41 pm
The Victorian government has flagged it is willing to go it alone on minimum pay and conditions for workers in the gig economy, despite receiving close to 100 submissions to an inquiry which are deeply divided.
The state Labor government pointed to a submission by the Transport Workers Union – planning nationwide protests against Uber on Wednesday – that claims three-quarters of people working in the gig economy are being paid less than the minimum wage.