Uber, Chamber Drop Fight Over Seattle's Drivers Union Law

By Lauren Berg (April 13, 2020, 9:32 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, an Uber subsidiary and the city of Seattle have agreed to lay down their swords in a lawsuit challenging the city's ordinance that lets ride-hailing, app-based drivers unionize, resolving a three-year court battle that saw two appeals to the Ninth Circuit.

In a stipulation for dismissal reached on Thursday and signed by U.S. District Judge Robert S. Lasnik on Friday, the Chamber, Uber Technologies Inc. subsidiary Rasier LLC and Seattle agreed to dismiss the remaining claims that the city's 2015 law giving for-hire drivers for apps like Uber and Lyft Inc. — who are typically independent...

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