Australia’s job market Uber-ised

A new report by Accenture that was commissioned by Uber claims that that Uber is now Australia’s second-largest employer.

The report also claims that a typical Uber Eats delivery worker earned $21.55 an hour after costs in 2020, almost 9% more than the minimum wage. Further, over 80% of its workers say they are happy with gig-economy work due to the flexibility it provides.

Meanwhile, Uber Eats Australia’s general manager Matt Denman contends that there are very few jobs that offer the sort of flexibility that it does, while the Accenture report reveals that the Uber Eat app was vital for jobs during the pandemic.

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