Seattle Says Biz Group Can't Halt Union Rule During Appeal

Law360, New York (August 10, 2017, 1:03 PM EDT) -- The city of Seattle urged a Washington federal court Wednesday to reject a bid by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Uber subsidiary Rasier LLC to block the city's ordinance letting Uber and Lyft drivers unionize while the plaintiffs appeal the dismissal of their suit challenging the law.

Seattle said the chamber and Rasier’s attempt to block the ordinance during their appeal should fail because the Ninth Circuit is unlikely to reverse the lower court’s decision to toss the allegations. An injunction is only appropriate if the parties...
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