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Delivery App Operator Bans Sexual Offenders from Working as Delivery Personnel

Delivery App Operator Bans Sexual Offenders from Working as Delivery Personnel

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Food delivery app owner Woowa Brothers’ decision to bar individuals with criminal records from working as delivery personnel has ignited a controversy. The company recently revised its terms and conditions for apps used by delivery riders, implementing a policy that prohibits individuals with a history of criminal offenses, particularly [...]

Usage Rate of Public Food Delivery Apps Remains Low Despite Cheap Commission Fees

Usage Rate of Public Food Delivery Apps Remains Low Despite Cheap Commission Fees

SEOUL, Dec. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The usage rate of food delivery apps developed by municipal governments to reduce the burden on small businesses remains low despite lower commission fees compared to private delivery apps, a report said Thursday. According to a survey of about 3,000 dining businesses conducted by the Korea Agro-Fisheries Trade Corp. [...]

Food Delivery Workers Make Less than 3 mln Won Every Month: Data

Food Delivery Workers Make Less than 3 mln Won Every Month: Data

SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Food delivery workers only take five days off every month but make less than 3 million won (US$2,360) in monthly net income, government data showed Tuesday. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport reported that there were 237,188 people in the country working in the food delivery business, twice [...]

Delivery App Workers Argue Adhering to Traffic Regulations Results in Lower Income

Delivery App Workers Argue Adhering to Traffic Regulations Results in Lower Income

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A labor union representing gig workers of food delivery apps on Wednesday has argued that guaranteed income during less busy hours better ensures safe driving. Rider Union conducted a study of 29 delivery workers last August, asking them to adhere to traffic regulations during peak hours between 5 p.m. [...]

Seoul City Begins Trial of Multi-use Containers for Food Delivery

Seoul City Begins Trial of Multi-use Containers for Food Delivery

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced that starting on Monday, delivery companies will begin delivering food in multi-use containers. Consumers will now be able to select restaurants that provide multi-use containers for food deliveries from four different food delivery apps. Once the order is made, the food will be delivered [...]

Food Delivery Apps to Add New Function that Allows Users to Order Less Salty and Less Sugary Foods

Food Delivery Apps to Add New Function that Allows Users to Order Less Salty and Less Sugary Foods

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean food delivery apps will introduce a new function that will allow users to ask for less salt and sugar. The Ministry of Health and Welfare on Monday held the National Health Policy Deliberation Committee and resolved the 3rd National Nutrition Management Basic Plan (2022-2026). First of all, [...]