October 5, 2023

NYC’s Food Delivery Workers Fight for a Minimum Wage

by The Journal

A legal battle is unfolding in New York City over a law that sets a roughly $18 minimum wage for food delivery workers. Four major app-based delivery companies — DoorDash, Grubhub, Relay and Uber Eats — have sued to block the law. WSJ’s Erin Ailworth unpacks the legal arguments, and a food delivery worker explains what’s at stake for him.

Further Reading:

-Judge Allows App-Based Delivery Workers in NYC to Make $18 an Hour 

-DoorDash, Uber Eats and Grubhub Sue New York City Over Minimum-Wage Law 

Further Listening:

-The Real Cost of 15 Minute Grocery Delivery 

-Can Food Delivery Make Money? 

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