The chamber sued to block the law before this week's deadline for the companies to provide information about their most active drivers to the Teamsters union, launching the first step to unionization.
The Chamber contends that federal law on collective bargaining overrules the city's ordinance, and thus the law should be invalidated.
Gearhart: "We're disappointed with the fact that the companies would rather take the City of Seattle to court than sit down and negotiate with their drivers and start improving their working conditions". The presiding judge stressed that the "Order should not be read as a harbinger of what the ultimate decision in this case will be" when all motions have been fully considered.
USA auto sales fall 1.6% in March as industry cools
General Motors sales climbed 1.6 percent, a smaller gain than analysts projected, while Honda reported a surprise drop. Sales of sport-utility vehicles, crossovers and pickup trucks increased 5.5% to 117,521, reflecting a record March.
"Although there is no trade secret protections or confidentiality attached to this basic identifying information, the Court finds that forcing the driver coordinators to disclose their most active and productive drivers is likely to cause competitive injury that can not be repaired once the lists are released", Lasnik wrote.
Lasnik said the chamber had raised "serious questions that deserve careful, rigorous judicial attention, not a fast-tracked rush to judgment based on a date that has no extrinsic importance". City attorneys argue that independent contractors are more akin to the first three than supervisors and the city has the authority to permit them to unionize.
Uber and Lyft, along with 10 other cab-hailing companies, have been lobbying and conducting campaigns to persuade their drivers to vote against the union. They said it would stifle growth of the on-demand economy. The law followed a successful bid in 2014 to increase Seattle's minimum wage to $15 per hour. "We were going to see how we could restore that".
Evolution favoured the tiny fish with large teeth first and later found a way to enhance them with venom , he added. For instance, they could develop a more effective painkiller by using the opioid peptides present in the venom .
MPs Kesineni Srinivas and Konakalla Narayana tried to pacify Bonda but the latter remained firm on his decision. Naidu sought the resignations of five ministers who have now been replaced at a cabinet meet on Saturday night.
A rare terrible start by Masahiro Tanaka put the Yankees down early on Sunday , and they were never able to get back in the game. While striking out 17 batters to just two walks is impressive, also keep in mind batters only hit.157/.181/.371 in 70 at-bats.
But he brings other things that you need to beat the Zags - things SC didn't have when it lost to them on Saturday. He was a ideal 12 of 12 from the free throw line . "I would call it executing what we practice".
The GOP-dominated House of Representatives voted in favor of undoing the non-discrimination rule on February 16. Two Republicans - Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - voted against the 48 other GOP senators.
Facebook rejected Mass's data, citing its own data that shows it removes about 65 percent of illegal content within a day. He added that he now plans to present these rules to the European Council of Justice to create regional rules.
Internet companies like Google don't have to ask their Internet users for permission before tracking what sites they visit. But social media and internet search websites don't have access to almost as much data as internet service providers.
He needs to hear from doctors, nurses and hospital administrators who are on the front lines of providing health care. The chairman of the House tax committee declared Monday he is "turning the page" from health care to tax reform....
Most likely, single foldable smartphones would be unveiled first, while multi-foldable devices will be introduced later. Many said that when you want to touch it, you usually touch the camera, smudging it and in time, damaging its quality.
Cheng Yu-Tung, father of the current chairman and founder of Chow Tai Fook, and commemorates the esteemed brand's 88 anniversary. The auction is a world record for the price that this diamond has been sold as never a gem has been sold at so much high price.
Teheran joined Rick Mahler (1985-88) and Greg Maddux (1993-96) as the lone Atlanta pitchers to start four straight season openers. I was nervous - and that was an awesome feeling". "I think it's the right decision", Collins said.
1 in 10 moms passed Zika to offspring — CDC
Schuchat emphasized that the Zika outbreak "is not going away", so raising awareness about prevention is more important than ever. The CDC found many infants who may have contracted Zika from their mothers did not undergo recommended testing after birth.
Boeing Co (BA) Inks $3B Jet Deal With Airline in Iran
Iranian conservatives have also criticized the purchases, saying new planes will do little to improve Iran's stagnant economy. They have also been controversial in Washington, where lawmakers critical of the plane deals have tried to block them.
Shia LaBeouf's 'Man Down' sells just one ticket
Man Down had a limited opening release in Burnley at the weekend and was simultaneously released on digital platforms. As of now, the movie only holds a 15% on Rotten Tomatoes , with the movie certified rotten.
Mets' Seth Lugo has partially torn UCL in elbow
And in Monday's season opener, Noah Syndergaard left his start after six innings because of a blister on his middle finger. The right-hander made his big league debut last season, throwing 64 innings over 17 appearances, eight as a starter.
Android 7.0 deployment for Moto G4 starts today
Dual 13MP cameras are also rumored for the new device along with a front-facing LED flash, and front-mounted fingerprint scanner. Though the Moto X 2017 hasn't been announced yet, it's very likely we'll see the phone sometime in 2017.
Pink diamond auctioned for record $71.2M in Hong Kong
The Pink Star diamond, the most valuable cut diamond ever offered at auction, displayed on a model's hand. Sotheby's was forced to buy the diamond from the seller because it had guaranteed a US$60mln sale price.
AOL and Yahoo to Become Oath
Verizon is acquiring Yahoo's assets under a $4.48bn transaction, which is expected to be completed by the end of June this year. As Armstrong pointed out on Twitter , these and other future Oath brands engage more than a billion consumers worldwide.
Mac Pro will finally get a reboot! (The 3:59, Ep. 204)
But sadly, that was the only iteration of the CPU which launched and the shiny dustbin-shaped computer was forgotten by Apple . The new Mac Pros will not be arriving this year and users will have to wait until some time next year to buy one.
GOP state senator: Why I'm fighting for equal pay
Kentucky ranked 16 out of 50 states and the District of Columbia in the pay disparity between men and women, the study said . According to the Daily Beast , the top ten most remunerative majors (except pharmaceutical scientists) are dominated by men.
'We Happy Few' Videogame Getting Movie Adaptation
Gold Circle's Paul Brooks adds, "As a Brit and a fan of shows like The Prisoner , the game's social satire resonated with me". Johnson and Chief Content Officer Dan Jevons producing the protect, Stephan Bugaj being the executive producer.
Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses
The president explained that there would also be a plan to collect the taxes imposed on foreign exporters who broke trade rules. Talking to White House reporters, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross insisted that the executive orders were not just about China.