Ocado drivers ‘paid less than £5 an hour’

Workers on rapid delivery service see pay slashed as company’s profits skyrocket

Drivers delivering groceries for Ocado are earning less than the minimum wage, the Observer can reveal.

The drivers, who deliver orders for the online retailer’s rapid delivery service, Ocado Zoom, were previously guaranteed an hourly wage of £14. But they are not employed directly by Ocado and claim their income plunged after the company brought in a new delivery partner, Ryde, in June.

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