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Proposed DoorDash Settlement Falls Short of Drivers Hopes

DoorDash has been hit with several class-action lawsuits regarding employee classification from Massachusetts and California in recent months and has finally proposed a settlement for plaintiffs in eleven cases. While the case lawyers were assigned $28 million of the $100 million settlement fund, only $10,000 was assigned to each of the original plaintiffs and $130 […]

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Chicago Sues Grubhub and DoorDash for Scamming Partners

On Friday, the city of Chicago filed lawsuits against delivery giants DoorDash and Grubhub, which contend that both broke the law by using misleading and unfair business tactics that hurt restaurants, delivery workers and consumers during COVID-19. “It is deeply concerning and unfortunate that these companies broke the law during these incredibly difficult times, using […]

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Walmart Launches New Delivery Service GoLocal

Even though Amazon recently took Walmart’s title as the world’s largest retail seller, Walmart has announced the commercialization of its delivery service, Walmart GoLocal. The retail giant’s delivery service is a move that’ll help businesses, small and large, deliver goods to patrons through contract workers, autonomous vehicles and even drones. Walmart initially started its delivery […]

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California’s Gig Worker Law Prop 22 Ruled Unconstitutional. What Comes Next?

Members of California gig worker advocacy groups were able to express a bit of excitement on Saturday about Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch’s Friday ruling against Proposition (Prop) 22. The ruling, which caused shares of delivery giants Uber and Lyft to fall in premarket trading early Monday morning, has been ruled “unconstitutional” and “unenforceable” since […]