Regulations

Opponents Of Pro-Union TNC Law Lose In Court

Posted on August 11, 2016

A federal judge on Aug. 9 dismissed a lawsuit against the city of Seattle over a landmark law which allows Uber and Lyft drivers to unionize.

Seattle last year became the first U.S. city to pass a law giving drivers for ride-hailing apps, as well as taxi and for-hire drivers, the right to collectively negotiate on pay and working conditions.

Fortune Magazine article here

Related Topics: driver pay, legal issues, Seattle operators, TNCs, Uber, unionization, Washington operators

Comments ( 1 )
  • Mike OConnor

     | about 3 years ago

    You can bet when government and unions are involved, the industry is headed for trouble. Anytime a union is involved, the price goes up and the service goes down.

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