Indonesia's Go-Jek lures ex-Uber drivers with job perks

Former Uber bike drivers holding new Go-Jek helmets after completing an application to be a Go-Jek driver. Some said they would enjoy better pay and working conditions than at Grab, which acquired Uber’s South-east Asian business last week.
Former Uber bike drivers holding new Go-Jek helmets after completing an application to be a Go-Jek driver. Some said they would enjoy better pay and working conditions than at Grab, which acquired Uber’s South-east Asian business last week. ST PHOTO: WAHYUDI SOERIAATMADJA

Go-Jek, a ride-hailing firm in Indonesia, is stealing a march on its Singapore-based rival Grab by hiring former Uber drivers.

Grab acquired Uber's South-east Asian business last week.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 02, 2018, with the headline 'Indonesia's Go-Jek lures ex-Uber drivers with job perks'. Print Edition | Subscribe