Uber ordinance must face antitrust claims, says Ninth Circuit

Charles McConnell

14 May 2018

Uber ordinance must face antitrust claims, says Ninth Circuit

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The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has reversed a lower court and held that a Seattle ordinance allowing for-hire drivers to bargain collectively is not covered by state action immunity to antitrust challenge.