"After the compensation by the hour, the race and the distance, Deliveroo is putting in place a pricing in the long term." Monday, July 29, at night, the couriers of the delivery platform british meal at home have received an email explaining that a tariff change would take place the next day. It aims, according to the company, to promote the longer races in paying them more. Conversely, the races of smaller distances suffer from a decrease in prices, with profits for the deliveryman appears sometimes below 3 euros to the races faster. "Deliveroo is investing even more in shipping costs. This is good news for drivers, who will be better paid in the vast majority of cases," says a spokesman for the company.
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For Jerome Pimot, co-founder of the Collective drivers of autonomous Paris "Clap 75", this change causes, however, the opposite of the desired effect, namely a decrease of the remuneration of the steeds. "The price will decrease by half. On average, the races are paid at a minimum of 4.50 euros, now they are 2.70 euros", if that annoys the Figaro . It needs more clarity in the way in which are fixed the prices, suggesting the idea of a "tariff grid" says.
anger is quick to rise among certain groups of drivers Deliveroo in France, such as that of Jerome Pimot. Since then, they manifest their discontent by gathering in several major cities. Toulouse, Nice, Besancon and Tours have seen several drivers stop work while a rally will also take place in Paris, place de la République, around 19h on Saturday. The goal will be to decide on a collective action national for the next week. Nantes, Limoges and Bordeaux are to follow the not.
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In Deliveroo, one tries to calm the game. "The rallies do not touch that very few cities and few drivers go there. The majority of the runners are satisfied with this new pricing", argues one. The direction also states that 70% of drivers felt that the rates of the controls to better adapt to the characteristics of the service and that now, more than half of the orders should be more precisely compensated.Promote racing scooters
The argument that refutes even Jerome Pimot. According to the ex-driver of this platform, this change is not realized in favour of all workers. "For runs of less than ten minutes, there is a negative impact. The price increase will only occur for those older than 20 minutes", lance-t-il. However, these races are more rare and are not always the most beneficial when the trip is done by bike. Jerome Pimot feared then that this new strategy is a way to foster the delivery on a scooter, obviously faster. The "militant anti-ubérisation" explains that it is the runners "moving with the aid of a motorized vehicle that will benefit from this rate increase".
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A theory confirmed by another recent letter of the company to its drivers. He indicated that priorities would be granted to the deliverers motor, as we reported in the journal Forbes. Gold in France, such a practice is not tolerated by the younger act on the orientation of mobility (LOM), the text of which was adopted in first reading by the national Assembly on the 18th of June. This act aims, in particular, to get out of the car dependency and promote travel less polluting micro-entrepreneurs, the status of the delivery of Deliveroo. The reverse of what you might be doing Deliveroo, plead and finally some drivers.Date Of Update: 04 August 2019, 00:00