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‘I don’t know what to do:’ Queens DoorDash courier voices frustration over DCWP’s new minimum pay for food couriers


Mar. 5, 2024 By Athena Dawson William Lopez, a 55-year-old Puerto Rican born Queens resident, works tirelessly to provide for his family, where he puts money aside to put his son through law school, pay for his wife’s medical needs, cover his daughter’s college tuition, as well as send money back home to relatives in Puerto Rico. Lopez, who works a full-time job, aims to meet these needs by moonlighting as a courier with DoorDash. Starting in 2019, he began working with the food delivery company to pay for his wife’s heart transplant. In addition to the income from his…
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