They're requesting a temporary injunction blocking the law. News 

New York City Sued by Uber, DoorDash and Grubhub Over $18 Minimum Wage Law

According to The Washington Post, Uber, DoorDash, and Grubhub are taking legal action to prevent the enforcement of New York City’s recently passed $18 minimum wage law for food delivery app workers. The companies are seeking a temporary restraining order to halt the implementation of the new regulations, which are scheduled to take effect on July 12th. A spokesperson from DoorDash expressed their concern about the negative consequences of this earnings standard on customers, merchants, and the delivery workers it was initially designed to assist, stating that they will not…

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The app will soon accept online SNAP and EBT payments for some grocery orders. News 

DoorDash to Introduce Hourly Wage for Delivery Drivers

As part of its platform modifications, DoorDash has announced that it will provide couriers with a guaranteed hourly rate for their “active delivery time.” This rate will be offered alongside tips, with couriers retaining the entirety of the tips given by customers. The earn-by-time option sits alongside the current model where Dashers get paid for every order they complete. Currently, they receive a base fee that depends on the estimated duration, distance and “desirability” of the order, plus tips and possibly promotional fees. Couriers can choose whether they want to…

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App companies will need to pay their workers nearly $20 per hour by 2025. News 

Minimum Wage for Food Delivery Workers in New York City Raised to $18 per Hour

Starting next month, food delivery workers in New York will be entitled to a minimum wage, making it the first city in the US to implement such a mandate. Delivery apps such as GrubHub and Uber Eats will be required to pay their workers $17.96 per hour, in addition to tips, by July 12th. The city plans to increase this minimum wage to $19.96 per hour by 2025, with adjustments for inflation to follow. The minimum wage in New York is $15 an hour. By setting the hourly wage for…

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