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First The City, Then The State: The Fight For An Income Tax Begins (Again)

Seattle Met

The advocates from Trump Proof Seattle—which includes the Neighborhood Action Coalition, Economic Opportunity Institute, and Seattle Transit Riders Union—began lobbying for the city income tax shortly

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Union Attempting To Change Status To Keep Records Private

The Oregonian

Leaders of the Service Employees International Union 503 - the union that represents Medicaid-compensated home health care workers in Oregon - are contemplating changing their status from a nonprofit

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House Democrats Want A Capital Gains Tax To Raise Money For Their Budget Plan. Is It Even Legal?

The News Tribune

The state Supreme Court has ruled in the past that income taxes are a form of property taxes — which must be applied at a flat rate under the constitution.

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A Free-Market Think Tank Sues Washington State over Union Bullying

National Review

The Freedom Foundation filed a lawsuit against the State of Washington to stay the enforcement of a ballot-initiative that bars the release of public-record union-membership lists.

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Uber Drivers in Seattle Blocked From Unionizing After Federal Judge’s Temporary Ruling

The Verge

A federal judge temporarily blocked the city of Seattle from implementing a landmark law allowing Uber and Lyft drivers to unionize, according to the Associated Press.

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Judge Blocks Seattle's Uber/Lyft Driver Unionization Law

Puget Sound Business Journal

A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked implementation of a Seattle ordinance that extended collective bargaining rights to drivers from taxi, for-hire and app-based transportation companies.

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Judge Temporarily Blocks Seattle Law Allowing Uber and Lyft Drivers To Unionize

The Seattle Times

A federal judge in Seattle has temporarily blocked the city’s first-in-the-nation law that attempts to allow Uber, Lyft and taxi drivers to unionize.

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The Lars Larson Show

Lars Larson

Hour 3 Tom McCabe - CEO of the Freedom Foundation

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Seattle Law Letting Drivers Unionize Survives Uber Legal Attack


Seattle’s first-in-the-nation law allowing Uber Technologies Inc. drivers to unionize survived a legal challenge by the ride-hailing company.

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Uber Loses Legal Challenge, but Seattle Unionization Law Still at Risk

The Stranger

The City of Seattle, labor advocates, and Uber drivers hoping to unionize won a victory in King County Superior Court today.

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