Food delivery apps: questionable business practices?

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Uber Eats delivery person in Amsterdam. Photo credit: Franklin Heijnen (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Postmates, Uber Eats, DoorDash, and the like are supposed to make eating at home quick, easy, and guilt-free. However, several food delivery apps have recently come under fire for reportedly paying couriers low wages, taking their tips, and forcing them to deliver food within what’s sometimes an impossible time frame. Now, some LA restaurants have accused DoorDash couriers of violent behavior.