DoorDash, UberEats and Grubhub sued the city Thursday, claiming a new law that caps the amount they may charge restaurants violates their constitutional rights.
The three companies, which together own a majority of the online-delivery market, said the City Council’s 15% fee cap harms their business and meddles with contracts between businesses. They said the cap is unnecessary and arbitrary because restaurants are not forced to use any of their services, and they said the 15% limit does not reflect any particular economic reasoning.
The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.
The city maintained its cap was legally sound.
“We’ll defend it in court,” said Nicholas Paolucci, spokesman for the city’s
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