Een schrijnend verhaal over de uitwassen in de Gig Economy zoals het zo mooi heet.
Deze maaltijdbezorgers verdienen minder dan de benzine die ze kwijt zijn kost..
Het algoritme stuurt erop dat de tip die de ontvanger betaalt jouw moeite compenseert..
Niets deel economie. Slavernij is een veel beter woord..
“If my car breaks down I make $0 and I have no money to maintain my vehicle. So I sit at home and wait for the government to provide me with food stamps. I’m making $5 in an hour with three kids as a single mom. I have no money to pay bills. It takes me all day to fill up my car to keep going. I make nothing to feed my kids and I’m bringing food to other people. The $5 I made during that hour goes to gas so I can do 2 more orders in an hour to make another $5 to put more gas in to keep going.”
— Mariah, DoorDash worker in Seattle, WA
On average, DoorDash pays just $1.45 per hour worked, after accounting for the expenses of mileage and the additional payroll taxes borne by independent contractors. The average job requires 6.8 miles of driving, and takes 30 minutes to complete.
➡ 8% of jobs include gross pay from DoorDash of just $2.
➡ 86% of jobs include a customer tip.
➡ Just 11% of jobs pay more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25/hour after expenses, and only 2% meet the standard of $15 + expenses.
➡ Despite the company’s insistence that they are no longer misappropriating tips, our analysis shows that jobs with higher tips tend to have lower pay.
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