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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It's the latest food delivery service to announce layoffs. News 

Grubhub announces job cuts of 15 percent of its workforce

This year has seen a wave of layoffs in the technology industry, and GrubHub is the latest to join the trend. The company’s CEO, Howard Migdal, revealed that approximately 400 employees, which is equivalent to 15 percent of its corporate workforce, will be laid off. The move is aimed at keeping Grubhub “competitive” in the market. He said, “Over the past few months, I met with Grubhub teams to learn about the business from the ground up; I spoke with restaurants and diners to understand their needs — and challenges…

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