Proposed legislation would limit the fees restaurants and bars pay to third-party apps like Grubhub, Seamless and Uber Eats.READ MORE: Passenger Killed, Driver Airlifted To Hospital In East Farmingdale Crash
Those charges would be capped at 10% and delivery companies would need a license in New York City.READ MORE: Gov. Hochul Announces Plan To Address School Bus Driver Shortage
“Let’s be clear, these apps are eating our restaurants alive,” councilmember Francisco Moya said. “We need to go out and make sure that transparency is made available through this legislation to protect the small business owners, to protect the mom-and-pop restaurants.”MORE NEWS: Man Killed, 11-Year-Old And 2 Others Hurt In Shooting At Bronx Barbecue
Delivery companies would also be required to tell customers what fees are paid by the restaurants.