A recent New York Post article dated December 1, 2023, reports that Uber, DoorDash, and Grubhub are obligated to pay their workers in New York a minimum wage of $18 per hour. The article highlights a significant legal development where a state appeals court ruled in favor of the delivery workers, affirming the requirement for the gig economy platforms to pay a flat hourly rate of $17.96 plus additional compensation. This decision follows a series of legal battles, including lawsuits filed by the companies against New York City over the imposition of the $18-per-hour rule. The ruling is seen as a victory for the workers and underscores the ongoing debate around fair compensation in the gig economy.

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