Update Applicable to:
All covered New York City employers and multi-state businesses that have at least 1 food delivery worker defined as a third-party food delivery service or courier service.
Local law 115 of 2021 was passed in New York City, aiming to provide a minimum wage for covered third party Food Delivery services or couriers, but the law is not yet enforceable due to an article 78 proceeding.
What are the details?
Starting July 12, 2023, covered employers should pay their couriers a minimum wage of $17.96 per hour, which will increase on April 1st each year. However, due to an article 78 proceeding, the Agency in charge of enforcing said provisions, which is the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP), cannot do it until the proceedings are done.
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