By Dillon Thompson

Should you tip your Uber Eats driver? That question is at the dead center of a new, heartbreaking viral video.

Delivery worker Riley Elliot posted the clip on Feb. 17, following an alleged 45-minute order that left him in tears. His message: Tip your delivery drivers.

“Y’all I wish people who order Uber Eats or DoorDash understood what it’s like to be a driver,” Elliot says in his video.

The TikToker goes on to claim that he spent 45 minutes dropping off an order that ultimately earned him just $1.

Ultimately, the TikToker’s point is that without tips, delivery drivers for apps like Uber Eats and DoorDash can earn horrible hourly wages. According to a 2018 study by USA

Today, Uber Eats drivers earn somewhere between $10 and $15.57 on average, before paying for fees like gas and parking charges.

TikTok users were largely sympathetic to Elliot’s story, although some disagreed over who was to blame.

“We need to take care of our workers,” one user wrote.

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