“DoorDash offers a guaranteed minimum for each job. ... If the woman in the bathrobe had tipped zero, DoorDash would have paid me the whole $6.85. Because she tipped $3, DoorDash kicked in only $3.85. She was saving DoorDash $3, not tipping me.”
On Tuesday, DoorDash said it would overhaul its tipping policy but did not provide specifics.
Postmates and Uber Eats say tips aren’t used to subsidize workers’ minimum guarantees.
Grubhub and Seamless say drivers keep all tips.
In February, The Los Angeles Times reported that Amazon sometimes used tips earned by contracted delivery drivers to meet their guaranteed earnings. https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-amazon-drivers-tips-20190207-story.html …
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