By Jeffrey C. Mays

Source: The New York Times

The New York City Council is on track to pass a groundbreaking package of legislation on Thursday that will set minimum pay and improve working conditions for couriers employed by app-based food delivery services like Grubhub, DoorDash and UberEats.

The bills, which have the support of Mayor Bill de Blasio, are the latest and most broad example of the city’s continuing effort to regulate the multimillion dollar industry. While other cities have taken steps to restrict the food delivery apps, no city has gone as far as New York, which is home to the largest and most competitive food delivery market in the country.

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