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How does Grubhub Just Eat Takeaway Merger closing impact contractors?

The deal is done. On the morning of June 15, Just Eat Takeaway closed their purchase of Grubhub Inc. in an all stock transaction worth $7.3 billion. Grubhub shareholders will receive shares of Just Eat Takeaway as part of the merger agreement. Just Eat Takeaway will have 100% of shares of Grubhub. All regulatory approvals …

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Does Grubhub Show Miles? This One Hack Will Help You Know the Distance

Maybe you decided to give Grubhub a try. You get your first delivery offer. Wait, what? Where are the miles? Doordash and Uber Eats tell you how far a delivery will go. Doesn’t Grubhub do the same? No. All you get is a map. How do Grubhub drivers know how far they will go on …

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Grubhub new tip policy in California discourages tips to make themselves look like they are charging less

Now that Prop 22 is in play and drivers are being paid a minimum, Grubhub has responded with a new tip policy in California that charges customers extra while telling them they don’t need to tip. Under Prop 22’s new minimums, gig companies have to calculate a minimum pay based on 120% of minimum wage, …

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How Much Does Grubhub Pay? 7 Effective Ways to Know What to Expect

How much does Grubhub pay their independent contractors? How do they stack up against another food delivery service like Uber Eats and Doordash? With Postmates shutting down the Fleet app now that the merger with Uber Eats is complete, is Grubhub a good alternative to them? You won’t find salary information like you might find …

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Why is Grubhub Slashing Delivery Fees? Are they Stealing Tips?

In the middle of a pandemic like this, why is Grubhub slashing delivery fees? Or are they? I have to chuckle a little. I’m not sure I realized just HOW many drivers are pretty new to Grubhub. Not until I saw all the shock and anger when Grubhub started offering deliveries for ONLY $8. Or …

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Grubhub Offered Me $4 Per Delivery Extra to Accept Every Offer. Was it Worth it?

So I got this special offer from Grubhub this weekend. Accept every offer and get a $4 bonus for every completed delivery during the dinner rush. I’ve learned that high acceptance rate = low profit and lots of miles, especially with Grubhub. But four bucks a delivery extra? At two deliveries per hour, that’s an …

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Grubhub is SOLD! Who is Just Eats Takeaway and how will this change things for Grubhub contractors?

Almost a month after news broke that Uber Eats and Grubhub had been negotiating a takeover deal, a deal has been reached. Grubhub will now be owned by Uber Eats, ummm, Just Eat Takeaway. Wait, what? Who is that? What will this mean for Grubhub contractors? How will things change? What do we know about …

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Uber Eats Offers to Take Over Grubhub. What Would That Mean for Contractors?

News broke within the past hour that Uber Eats is negotiating a take over of Grubhub. (As I write this it’s about 10 AM MST). There aren’t many details right now. I’m not sure there are any details, to be honest. Sources have confirmed to several news outlets that talks are taking place, and that …

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Grubhub says they are “improving how you get orders.” Is it real or just another form of manipulation?

Is Grubhub improving how you get orders? They sent out an email to their drivers promising that they are. If you’ve been delivering for Grubhub long enough this may remind you of another email where they promised “we’re improving how you…” Early last year, they promised to improve how we are paid and ended up …

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Could Grubhub’s Attendance Policy Add to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Issue?

Or Influenza or any other health crisis Does the Grubhub attendance policy have the potential to help spread infectious diseases such as Covid-19 (Cornonavirus)? With the growth of the gig economy, there is already a concern related to whether people who rely heavily on independent contractor income can afford to take time off. Luke McGee …

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How to Respond to the threat of Grubhub 30 Day Suspensions

Grubhub has fired their latest shot in their battle against order rejection. Drivers are posting that they have received emails notifying them they were suspended for 30 days for accepting too few orders. Is this legal? Is it justified? Should we be concerned about this? Should we change how we do our work with Grubhub?

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The Grubhub Bait and Switch – Why I Don’t Trust Grubhub Incentives

Grubhub has been making the rounds lately, promising increased pay for drivers during busy periods. The question is, are they fulfilling those promises? In my experience, no. Or did they just structure their “promises” so that that when they don’t come through, they can say they didn’t really promise it in the first place?

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Grubhub IS Using Tips to Calculate Delivery Fees, And Here’s Proof.

When Grubhub rolled out their new pay model, they stated that the delivery fee would be determined “based on time and mileage, in addition to the full tip from the diner.” It’s pretty clear they lied. There’s something else going into the calculation of earnings on most deliveries. The pattern is pretty clear and it’s …

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Is Grubhub a Good Delivery Option for Independent Contractors?

As part of the Deliver On Your Business Podcast, we are looking at the four leading delivery companies and examining some of the pros and cons of working with each. This week, we’ll get a look at Grubhub. For the longest time, Grubhub was king of the mountain. It was only earlier this year that …

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