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Seattle Law Letting Drivers Unionize Survives Uber Legal Attack

  • First-in-nation collective bargaining process can go forward
  • Graver threat to city measure seen in federal court challenge
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Seattle’s first-in-the-nation law allowing Uber Technologies Inc. drivers to unionize survived a legal challenge by the ride-hailing company.

Washington state Judge Beth Andrus rejected Uber’s arguments that the local collective bargaining process for drivers who work for ride-hailing companies and taxi services as independent contractors was flawed.