AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — The attorney general of Washington D.C. is suing DoorDash, saying the food delivery service pocketed tips that customers thought were going to delivery workers.
The lawsuit, filed Tuesday, seeks to recover millions of dollars in tip money and to impose civil penalties on the company.
"DoorDash misled consumers, who reasonably believed that their tips would go to workers, not the company's bottom line," said Attorney General Karl Racine in a statement. "We are filing suit to put a stop to this deceptive practice and secure monetary relief for those harmed by DoorDash's actions."
DoorDash said the accusations are without merit. The San Francisco-based delivery company changed its pay structure in August and said workers are earning m