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There was a really easy fix for this. Remove the message that says "100% of your tip goes to your Dasher". Stop lying to the customer. It's that simple!

As usual, the reality of the financial situation is fairly complicated. Doordash guarantees minimums that other such services do not. In other words, in many ways, Doordash was more friendly to their 'contractors' than other services.

If they had simply chosen not to be unethical and lie to customers about where their tips go, they could have had it both ways.




Their argument was that it's not a lie. The entirety of your tip _does_ go to the Dasher.

... it's just that they reduce _their_ fee paid to them by, coincidentally, the same amount.

And claim that this offers the Dasher "stability".




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