The approximately $10 million settlement includes around $3.3 million that the firm repaid merchants in 2021.
Following through on a legislation package approved last fall, New York City is eyeing unprecedented wages for delivery workers.
Statement: ‘Protecting these workers from unfair, deceptive, and anticompetitive practices is a priority’
Amazon took a stake in struggling food delivery platform Grubhub that could be worth up to 13% if it attracts enough customers.
Some Massachusetts politicians are demanding answers from rideshare and delivery companies on efforts to extend health and safety protections to workers.
Sources say Just Eat Takeaway is slashing its asking price for Grubhub by nearly $6 billion as it searches for a buyer.
Ride-hailing snack company Robomart will start delivering ice cream on demand this summer through a partnership with Unilever.
One year after acquiring Grubhub, Germany’s Just Eat Takeaway is looking to sell the delivery business.
As more gig workers take up the final mile of delivery, they face a lack of parking spaces, driving up costs and forcing more illegal parking.
New provisions approved by New York Mayor Eric Adams this week will transform working conditions for food delivery workers.
Food delivery startup Sesame is using logistics to challenge the dominant, commission-based food delivery model.
A legislative movement to give EU gig workers more protection could foreshadow a similar reckoning in the U.S.
The California startup will use its new funding to continue extending benefits to gig workers across multiple apps and platforms.
A new initiative from Moves Financial is rewarding gig workers with stock in the very companies for which they work.
New legislative package also increases tip transparency, access to restrooms
The New York City Council is taking yet another step to improve the pay and delivery conditions for 80,000 third-party delivery drivers.
Uber Eats, Grubhub and DoorDash are seeking an injunction that would stop New York City from enforcing its commission caps for food delivery apps.
The New York City Council voted to require DoorDash, Grubhub and others to cap commissions for delivery services at 15%.
Conflicting surveys continue to cloud the picture on the best approach to employment status for gig workers, leaving legislators, companies and drivers in a state of uncertainty.
In an investment note this week, Mizuho Securities USA indicated it believes the Biden administration is more likely to issue guidance on gig worker classification rather than a formal rule.
Oklahoma has passed a law that would remove delivery services such as Amazon Flex drivers from compliance with state trucking regulations.
In what is expected to be its final earnings report as a stand-alone company, Grubhub reported 52% growth in revenue, but said restaurant fee caps hurt its bottom line, resulting in a quarterly loss.
More municipalities have been capping the fees DoorDash can charge restaurants, and the delivery company is fighting back with added charges for consumers that it says are necessary to keep operating.
Grubhub will provide delivery of Girl Scout Cookies to customers using the Grubhub platform to place orders from local troops.
Deal comes at the backdrop of food delivery company GrubHub’s $7.3 billion acquisition last month by Just Eat Takeaway.
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Proceeds to fund service expansion.