Instacart ends its shady tipping policy, thanks to internet backlash


Internet outrage might feel tedious sometimes, but it can also be a force-out for good.

The grocery and food delivery company Instacart has changed the acces it compensates its gig-economy workers, according to BuzzFeed. Following the wrath and proletarian organizing that occurred after several reports detailed the company’s fee formation — in which it use tips-off , not company revenue, to extend base wages — Instacart CEO Apoorva Mehta told transmission works in an email that the company would change its policy.

“Based on your feedback, today we’re launching new measures to more somewhat and competitively offset all our buyers, ” Mehta wrote. “Tips should always be separate from Instacart’s contribution to shopper compensation.” Read more …

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