Unhappy Grab employees are staging a boycott called Grab Blackout. What made them to move into such instance? On 16th January , Grab Malaysia came up with updated delivery fee and bonus framework. The Grab riders are unhappy with it sudden change of their earnings. They might get less payment and the calculation is not clear. The call for strike went out on 17th January and they boycott is to be carried out on 19 January Friday from (7am- 12midnight). The posters for Grab Blackout is being circulated in social media gaining public attentions.
Meanwhile Grab claiming that the new updated delivery fee and bonus framework is fair for their riders. Grab Malaysia also adds that it brings more advantage for their delivery partners. In the statement to local media, consistent in bookings and more efforts will satisfy the riders said Grab Malaysia.
Plus, Grab also claims that incentives for peak hour delivery, distant pick-ups and extended wait times to pick-up delivery are the advantages that the riders can be benefited.
Persatuan Perpaduan Rakan Penghantar Malaysia also requested the government to safeguard the welfare of workers and to ensure that no riders in future will go forfeited.
Grab Riders are however not satisfied with it, and have resorted to a boycott rally so they can make their statement loud and clear. Even fellow riders are requesting other riders to join the boycott rally, some felt it will effect their earnings. Some riders are declaring that no agreement was involved. Whereas, others are saying its a basic nature for fight for the rights and they should not give up.
There are different of opinions waving through social media with regards to this issue. We hope that Grab Malaysia will come up with a solution briskly to avoid any misunderstandings and for the betterment of the Grab drivers.