A recent legal dispute between Uber Eats and its drivers has revealed a new wrinkle in the company's pricing policy. While the disclaimer cited the right to charge as much as $15 for a standard meal, it also mentions that it may charge more for specialty food items, such as sushi. While this disclaimer seems reasonable, it's not clear whether this new rule will affect existing contracts with drivers.
To remedy the issue, Uber Eats added a new pricing disclosure to its app. This disclaimer informs consumers that prices on the app may be higher than those in restaurants. The new policy is only available in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., where Uber is facing lawsuits filed by consumers concerned about hidden costs and hurting neighborhood restaurants. The changes were made after the attorneys general in each state filed complaints regarding these new terms.