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Guest Opinion

Seattle Uber Ordinance Continues Seattle's Role as Worker Rights Leader

Council shouldn't water down strong call for Uber drivers' right to unionize.

  • By Danielle Franco-Malone
  • Published 09/13/2016

Morning Fizz

Uber Drivers, Land Use Attorneys, and Trump Voters

A few post–Labor Day questions.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/06/2016

Guest Opinion

Uber Ordinance Doesn't Meet Labor Law Standards

For-hire driver legislation isn't inclusive enough when it comes to who qualifies as legit union member.

  • By Ronald Meisburg
  • Published 09/05/2016

Morning Fizz

Herbold to Amend Murray's Affordable Housing Grand Bargain Today with Displacement Amendment

Tweaking the grand bargain, counting buses, and delaying Uber legislation.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/02/2016

Seattle Met

Slide Show: 10th Anniversary Party

The Met Pages Best Dressed: April--Congratulations to Pearl Leung of Vulcan and her fiancé James Parker who were spotted at Seattle Met's 10th Anniversary Party on March 26, 2016!

  • Published 03/27/2016

Morning Fizz

Despite Unanimous Council Vote, Murray Criticizes Ride Share Workers Rights Bill

After 8-0 vote, Murray says Uber bill too costly and burdensome on city.

  • By Josh Feit and Josh Kelety
  • Published 12/15/2015

Morning Fizz

Council Challenges Uber on Worker Rights, Murray Challenges UW on Affordable Housing

O'Brien legislation would allow collective bargaining in "gig economy," Murray letter admonishes UW

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/14/2015

Snap Judgment

Amazon and Uber are Getting Into the Food-Delivery Game

In a town rife with food-delivery options, Amazon and Uber are letting account holders order ready-to-eat meals from Seattle restaurants. Bon appétit or boneheaded?

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 12/07/2015

City Hall

Council Backs O'Brien Ordinance Allowing Ride Share Drivers to Unionize

O'Brien ride share legislation sets up future legal fight.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 10/05/2015

Critic's Notebook

Uber Begins Restaurant Lunch Delivery

Starting Wednesday. Just look from where.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 10/05/2015

Morning Fizz

An Uber Economy Bill of Rights, a Candidate Forum, and Rent Control

Caffeinated news featuring candidate signatures and conflicting statements.

  • By Josh Feit and Josh Kelety
  • Published 09/17/2015

Morning Fizz

Pike/Pine Showdown and Uber Standoff

Caffeinated news featuring Uber's response, a retailer's response, and a legislator's resignation.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/02/2015

Afternoon Jolt

Driver Stands by Charge that Uber Retaliated Against Him for Union Activism

Pro Union Driver provides documents disputing Uber's claim he was uninsured.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/01/2015

Morning Fizz

Some Pike/Pine Property Owners Disapprove of Street Closure Project, Uber Driver Deactivated After Speaking Out on Workers' Rights

Caffeinated news featuring a Pike/Pine surprise.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/01/2015

Say Ahhh

The Uber of Massages Comes to Seattle

Turn your living room into a spa with on-demand massage services from new-to-town Soothe.

  • By Amanda Zurita
  • Published 07/14/2015

Morning Fizz

TCC Director Rob Johnson to Run for City Council

Caffeinated News featuring: Neighborhood urbanism? Republican urbanism? McCleary funding? and Paseo?!?

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 11/12/2014

City Hall

City Council Legalizes Ridesharing

The city council passes legislation legalizing ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft, while rejecting a proposal to increase insurance requirements.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 07/14/2014

City Hall

Murray Proposes New Taxi/For-Hire/Ridesharing Compromise

Mayor Ed Murray announces a compromise on legislation regulating taxis, ridesharing companies like Uber, and for-hire vehicles.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 06/16/2014

Afternoon Jolt

Murray Set to Lift Cap on Rideshare Companies

Another big compromise and victory for Mayor Ed Murray.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/16/2014

City Hall

Complaint: Ridesharing Referendum Isn't Revealing Finances

A complainant alleges that the pro-ridesharing referendum campaign isn't disclosing its financial data.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 03/31/2014
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