Uber Eats and DoorDash have recently made changes to their tipping system for delivery workers in New York City. The tipping prompt during the checkout process has been removed, impacting how customers tip delivery drivers. This adjustment comes as part of broader efforts to address concerns related to the earnings of delivery workers. The move aims to ensure that delivery drivers receive fair compensation, particularly in light of the mandated minimum wage for delivery workers in NYC, which is now set at $17.96 per hour before tips. The companies’ decision to eliminate the tipping prompt and adjust their policies is a response to ongoing discussions around fair pay and treatment of gig workers in the food delivery industry. Read the full article here.