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An April survey found many of the establishments don’t take cash.
"These bodegas are facing the ultimate threat from these 15-minute delivery apps,” said Christopher Marte, the new City Council member for the Lower East Side.
The six bills could improve some of the harsh conditions faced by the city's 65,000+ food delivery workers.
They routinely earn low wages well below New York's minimum wage, lack basic labor and employment protections, and face dangerous working conditions on the streets of NYC.
The action was in response to the growing popularity of delivery apps during the pandemic, and concerns that they’re taking advantage of hard-hit restaurants.
"It is a lot of work, but I can't say no to my customers, and they are very, very, very happy that I'm cooking for them."
Three New Yorkers filed a class action complaint against Grubhub, DoorDash, Postmates, and Uber Eats.
"They don't care what happens to you as long as you're there making money for them."
The City Council is mulling legislation that could reduce the amount of fees that restaurants pay to participate in third-party delivery programs and increase oversight of the industry.
A special fine program saved the 10 most heavily fined companies in 2018 as much as $20.4 million on their summonses, according to a report.
'This is the Fyre Festival of wings. Biggest scam in New York City.'
Now in its fifth week, the longest government shutdown in history may soon have a significant impact on how food banks, as well as the charities and food pantries they distribute to, can get food to families in need.
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