An ‘Ethical’ Instacart Alternative Is Now Facing Its Own Worker Backlash

Grocery delivery app Dumpling attracts couriers with the promise of full autonomy. Some drivers say it’s not following through.

Jenny Splitter
OneZero

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When Louise Saler-Reinier started making enough to pay her bills by delivering groceries, she was thrilled. She had previously…

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Jenny Splitter
OneZero

Writer covering food, Ag, climate + tech. Managing Editor @ SciMoms. Bylines @ OneZero, Forbes, The Washington Post, Popular Mechanics, NY Mag + Mental Floss.