News roundup

Uber’s anti-union push is in the news again this morning, plus lots of eyes watching the various hearings that the City Council has been holding recently.

GeekWire reports on a recent panel discussion that Council member Mike O’Brien recently participated in, in which he defended his recent bill to allows Uber drivers to unionize.  Meanwhile, as Quartz reports, Uber is using its customer-service reps to deliver its anti-union message to its drivers in Seattle.

Seattle Times covers Mayor Ed Murray’s choice of a third authorized homeless encampment site in Rainier Valley.

Northwest Asian Weekly reports that the Mayor has submitted a resolution to the City to rename the International Children’s Park in Chinatown in honor of Donnie Chin.

KING5 covers this afternoon’s council consideration of a resolution calling for the release of Nestora Salgado.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports on the quasi-judicial proceeding that the Council will hear on Swedish Health Services’ proposal to expand its Cherry Hill campus.

Puget Sound Business Journal and SeattleMet cover the ongoing controversy over the ailing Pronto bikeshare system.

 

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