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Questions still on how far labour codes will change gig workers' lot

As of now, regardless of distance, weather conditions or traffic, every delivery must be completed within 45 minutes or the delivery person gets a rating downgrade

Gig Workers, Home Delivery, Delivery Guy
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Sindhu Bhattacharya New Delhi
Ahmed Mohiuddin, who works for a leading food delivery company, wants a “waiting fee”. He says in his hometown, Hyderabad, delivery persons like him spend 4-5 hours just waiting on most days for orders to get ready. The company recently raised the total payout to delivery personnel by about 10 per cent but he says more is needed, including longer delivery cutoff time.

As of now, regardless of distance, weather conditions or traffic, every delivery must be completed within 45 minutes or the delivery person gets a rating downgrade. And eventually, lesser earnings. The demand is to extend the

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First Published: Dec 30 2021 | 6:05 AM IST

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