The NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) regulates online third-party food delivery apps and enforces labor standards for app-based restaurant delivery workers.
DECEMBER 2022 UPDATE: DCWP is currently reviewing the substantial volume of thoughtful comments that it received about the proposed minimum pay rate for app-based restaurant delivery workers and expects to issue a final rule by February 15, 2023. Learn more about the proposed minimum pay rate.
Download the NYC Food Delivery Workers’ Rights Notice in:
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From fair pay to safer routes, learn more about food delivery workers' rights.
New City laws require many food delivery apps to have a license and establish requirements that apps must follow concerning consumers, delivery workers, and restaurants.
Does your restaurant use an app to take customer orders for delivery or pickup? Know your rights and responsibilities.
Starting January 24, 2022, consumers who use food delivery apps have new rights:
If you do not opt out from apps sharing your data with restaurants, you have rights.
Beginning January 24, 2022, you can file a complaint about unlicensed apps; apps that do not provide required disclosures; and restaurants that misuse your data.
Email your complaint to email@example.com. Please be as specific as possible about the problem.
Please continue to monitor this page (nyc.gov/DeliveryApps) for additional information about these regulations.