In May, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals dealt the City of Seattle a setback in its defense of its ordinance granting Uber and Lyft drivers the right to collective bargaining. In June, the city petitioned the appeals court for an en banc rehearing of the case in front of the entire court.
Last Friday the court denied that petition.
Continue reading 9th Circuit denies en banc rehearing in Uber/Chamber of Commerce suit
Today the City of Seattle filed a petition with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, asking it to rehear en banc the appeal of the ongoing lawsuit filed by Uber and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over the city’s ordinance allowing Uber and Lyft drivers to unionize.
Continue reading City asks 9th Circuit to rehear Uber case en banc
As I predicted last week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has re-filed its lawsuit against the City of Seattle over its ordinance granting Uber and Lyft drivers the right to unionize.
Continue reading US Chamber of Commerce re-files lawsuit over Uber driver unionization
This week the President of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to its members complaining about the City Council’s work on secure scheduling legislation. Her argument is utter nonsense and for anyone who is paying attention is a poorly-executed attempt to obstruct the process entirely.
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The Chamber of Commerce lawsuit still tops the news this morning. Continue reading News roundup: Chamber of Commerce lawsuit
Three big topics in the news this morning: the corrected vote on the Pronto bikeshare system, the Chamber of Commerce’s lawsuit against the city over allowing Uber drivers to unionize, and the Mayor’s proposal for the housing levy.
Continue reading News roundup: Pronto vote, Chamber of Commerce lawsuit, housing levy