Food delivery workers seek COVID-19 relief package

May 30, 2021 05:24 am | Updated 05:24 am IST - Bengaluru

United Food Delivery Partners Union held an online protest on Saturday demanding a financial package from the government.

Union president Vinay Sarathy V. in a press release said thousands of delivery workers have been working during the pandemic, risking their lives.

It demanded that the State government immediately announce a COVID-19 relief package for them and urged the State government to provide vaccination for food delivery partners and their family members on priority. He said that they should be provided with sanitizers, masks and face shields, and offered better pay-outs and incentives.

Top News Today

Sign in to unlock member-only benefits!
  • Access 10 free stories every month
  • Save stories to read later
  • Access to comment on every story
  • Sign-up/manage your newsletter subscriptions with a single click
  • Get notified by email for early access to discounts & offers on our products
Sign in

Comments

Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.