Deliveroo accused of ‘cynical PR move’ with union deal for couriers

IWGB union says endorsement by GMB means workers still receive below the minimum wage

Deliveroo has been accused of “seeking endorsement for exploitative practices” after signing a deal with the GMB union that does not ensure its couriers will be paid the legal minimum wage throughout their whole working day.

The takeaway group has pledged to pay its 90,000 riders at least the minimum wage after costs but only while delivering an order, under the deal which recognises them as “self-employed”.

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