Uber can’t seem to stay out of the employment news these days. Newer to the list of Uber driver unrest is an ordinance in the city of Seattle that would allow its approximately 10,000 Uber drivers to unionize. It’s an interesting turn of events, given the drivers are currently deemed independent contractors – which is yet another hot button topic regarding Uber. Seattle’s mayor is against the ordinance due to anticipated costs in enforcing it, but will other cities follow suit? Nemeth Law attorney Kellen Myers looks at Uber, Seattle and the law.
Uber, Unions and the Law