Uber, DoorDash lose bid to block NYC minimum wage for delivery workers
September 28, 2023 at 01:07 pm EDT
(Reuters) - A New York state judge on Thursday rejected a bid by Uber Technologies Inc, DoorDash Inc and other gig economy firms to temporarily block New York City's novel law setting a minimum wage for delivery workers.
(Reporting by Daniel Wiessner in Albany, New York; Editing by Chris Reese)
DoorDash, Inc. is a technology company. The Company operates a local commerce platform that connects merchants, consumers, and Dashers. The Company's primary offerings are the DoorDash Marketplace, which operates in four countries, including the United States, and the Wolt Marketplace, which operates in 23 countries, most of which are in Europe. Both the DoorDash Marketplace and the Wolt Marketplace (Marketplaces) provide a suite of services that enable merchants to establish an online presence and fulfill orders primarily through independent contractors who use the Company's platform to deliver orders (Dashers). As part of the Marketplaces, the Company also offers Pickup, which allows consumers to place advance orders, skip lines, and pick up their orders with no consumer fees, as well as DoorDash for Work, which provides merchants on the Company's platform with large group orders and catering orders for businesses and events.