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NYC sets minimum wage for app-based delivery drivers

Jun 13, 2023
The workers currently earn $7 an hour on average. Starting in July, they'll make nearly $18 an hour before tips.
Starting in July, app delivery workers in New York City will make nearly $18 an hour before tips.
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Heat waves perilous for delivery truck drivers

Aug 16, 2022
The workday of a package delivery driver is never easy. High temperatures and humidity make them worse.
UPS drivers, represented by the Teamsters, have been calling for better heat safety measures, including air conditioning in trucks.
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"Delete the delivery apps," say restaurants hard hit by COVID-19

Apr 16, 2020
Some food delivery services charge as much as 40% in fees. That's cutting into restaurants' bottom line.
Food delivery orders have doubled since the COVID-19 outbreak began, according to the website Yelp,
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