Business

Delivery service DoorDash cuts staffing by 6%

- December 2, 2022 2 MIN READ

American food delivery company DoorDash, which launched aggressively in Australia in 2019, is cutting 1250 staff globally as the sector more broadly tries to stem  potential financial haemorrhaging amid a global downturn in discretionary spending. Company CEO Tony Xu broke the news to staff on Thursday, Australian time, saying it was “the most difficult change… Read more »

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DoorDash strikes landmark union deal for gig workers

- May 10, 2022 2 MIN READ

Food delivery tech company DoorDash has signed a pioneering agreement with the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) that sets out safety and fairness standards for gig workers. Amid ongoing legal battles by global tech companies over the employment status of gig economy workers, the first-of-its-kind agreement between an Australian union and a delivery platform sets out… Read more »