Seattle's first-in-the-nation law that lets ride-hail drivers join labor unions was dealt a setback April 4 when a federal judge in Washington delayed a requirement that Uber and Lyft give driver information to the Teamsters ( Chamber of Commerce of the USA v. City of Seattle , W.D. Wash., No. 2:17-cv-00370, motion for preliminary injunction granted 4/4/17 ).
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. An UBER spokesperson said Wednesday night that background checks in upstate and Western New York would be done in whatever way a new state law requires. 51 applicants were registered sex offenders.
"The new screening includes unfair and unjust indefinite lookback period that has caused thousands of people in MA to lose access to economic opportunities", the company said in a statement.
An agreement also appears to have been reached on one major sticking point - raising the age of criminal liability in the state to 18.
"Lyft's background checks are fully compliant with MA law, and we maintain a collaborative working relationship with DPU and the Baker Administration".
But since ridesharing is not technically legal here yet, UBER can't say with certainty what a company background check for a Western New York driver might look like. Out of 70,789 applicants, 8.206 drivers were rejected, according to a state review.
A minimumage requirement of 21 years old.
Newly intensified background checks in MA have led to thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers being taken off the road.
An Uber spokeswoman asked wondered if passengers are really safer because someone who had a DUI at 22 years old is still blocked from driving for Uber at 65. "We have an opportunity to fix the current system in the rules process so that people who deserve to work are not denied the opportunity".
"What we've seen in this industry highlights this continual erosion of what so many folks believe are the rights of workers in this country", O'Brien said.
"We've been trying to help them adapt", Spiegelman said.
"They're just making my life harder and harder, I'm nearly giving up".
"When you have a commercial operator you can't regulate and put in a certain location, it is hard to effectively manage an operation", Bradbury said.
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