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File #: Int 2296-2021    Version: Name: Establishing standards for payment of food delivery workers.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)
Committee: Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing
On agenda: 4/29/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing standards for payment of food delivery workers
Sponsors: Carlos Menchaca, Carlina Rivera , Farah N. Louis, Diana Ayala , Brad S. Lander, James G. Van Bramer, Helen K. Rosenthal, Antonio Reynoso, Justin L. Brannan, Inez D. Barron, Kalman Yeger , Ben Kallos, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 13
Summary: The bill would prohibit food delivery apps and couriers from charging delivery workers for the payment of their wages. It would also require the food apps and couriers pay their delivery workers for their work at least once per week.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2296-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 2296, 3. Int. No. 2296, 4. April 29, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-29-21, 6. Committee Report 6/8/21, 7. Hearing Testimony 6/8/21, 8. Hearing Transcript 6/8/21, 9. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 29, 2021, 10. Proposed Int. No. 2296-A - 9/22/21, 11. Committee Report 9/23/21, 12. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 13. September 23, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement
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9/23/2021ACarlos Menchaca City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/23/2021ACarlos Menchaca City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/23/2021*Carlos Menchaca Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/23/2021*Carlos Menchaca Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/23/2021*Carlos Menchaca Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/23/2021ACarlos Menchaca Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/2021*Carlos Menchaca Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/2021*Carlos Menchaca Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/2021*Carlos Menchaca City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/2021*Carlos Menchaca City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 2296-A

 

By Council Members Menchaca, Rivera, Louis, Ayala, Lander, Van Bramer, Rosenthal, Reynoso, Brannan, Barron, Yeger, Kallos and the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing standards for payment of food delivery workers

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Subchapter 2 of chapter 15 of title 20 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by a local law for the year 2021 amending the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring that third-party food delivery services permit delivery workers to set limitations on distance and route for deliveries, as proposed in introduction number 2289-A for the year 2021, is amended by adding a new section 20-1523 to read as follows:

§ 20-1523 Payments to workers. a. A third-party food delivery service or third-party courier service shall not charge or impose any fee on a food delivery worker for the use of any form of payment selected by such service to pay such worker for work performed.

b. A third-party food delivery service or third-party courier service shall pay a food delivery worker for work performed no less frequently than once a week.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law, provided that the department of consumer and worker protection may take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

 

 

 

 

LS #17253

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