Warning over Uber’s market power after Ola leaves NZ

Warning over Uber’s market power after Ola leaves NZ
Uber is now the only company in NZ that connects independent drivers with passengers via an app.
Gregor Thompson
Worker representatives have raised concerns over ride-sharing app Uber’s market dominance in New Zealand since rival rideshare firm Ola closed.After five and a half years, Ola had its last day of operations on April 12.This is cause for concern for some, and it should be for everyone, First Union delegate Anita Rosentreter told BusinessDesk."[Uber] was already far away the biggest player in the market. So they already acted like a monopoly,” said Rosentreter, who has been representing Uber drivers to get them recognised as empl...

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