In last year’s election, gig economy apps like Uber, Lyft, and Doordash spent more than $220 million to pass Prop. 22, a terrible law that completely undermined gig workers rights. That law allowed them to exempt their drivers from California labor laws, which meant they were paying less than minimum
Delivery apps like DoorDash and Postmates had been gouging restaurants with fees of up to 30%, sometimes even signing restaurants up for this without their permission. When the pandemic hit and the delivery apps started making outrageous bank, Mayor London Breed issued an order to cap their charges at 15%,
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All this means that they are able to deliver the food you crave at 40% less than other online delivery services, all while paying a good wage and supporting local eateries.
Now that BrokeAssStuart.com is something of a local news organization, we get plenty of press releases from companies wanting to play up their charitable efforts. Sometimes these are excellent grassroots causes, other times the press releases come from highly paid corporate New York public relations firms operating 3,000 miles from
Effective today, all Californians will pay more for a DoorDash order. That comes on the heels of Monday’s Uber Eats price increase of $2 more to every San Francisco customer, as reported by Eater SF. All of the delivery apps are going to be raising their service fees after the
Ordering food from the supposedly ‘necessary-evil’ delivery apps like Uber Eats, GrubHub, and DoorDash often leaves you with a bill that makes you feel like you could have bought a yacht for that much money. But you’re not the only person getting screwed over by the delivery apps — the
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