Connelly: Judge upholds Seattle’s collective bargaining law for Uber, Lyft drivers

August 27, 2017 / Joel Connelly, Seattle PI

“Praising the ruling, Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes said: ‘The court recognized the public importance of maintaining and promoting the safety and reliability of the for-hire transportation industry in the city of Seattle, goals which this law advances.”

Holmes allowed that the legal battle over Seattle’s law is far from over, saying: ‘We are very pleased with the court’s decision and will continue to vigorously defend this publicly important law on appeal.'”