Federal

Dec 1, 2017

Uber for the dole: questions over government’s gig economy plan

The government's latest welfare experiment looks to the gig economy for answers, but there are concerns that it will push jobseekers into dangerous, underpaid and exploitative work.

Around the world, the so-called gig economy is starting to lose its lustre.

In the last few months alone, London's transport agency has stripped Uber of its licence over a lack of corporate responsibility.

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