Uber drivers’ experience highlights the dead-end job prospects facing more Australian workers

24 May 2019

Our researchers PJ Holtum and Greg Marston have published some of their recent research on the experience of Uber drivers in Brisbane. In the article they ask the question: why do drivers keep signing up to drive with Uber if the conditions of work are poor? As it turns out, while the conditions of work are not great, they are better than the conditions in a lot of other Australian jobs. The article explores the extent of insecurity, and underemployment in Australia and argues that a better future for workers in Australia begins with better social policy.

Read the full article here.