Takele Gobena, 26, of SeaTac, quit his job at the airport a year ago to start driving for ride-sharing services Uber, Sidecar and Lyft, because he thought he could make better money. (Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times)
Takele Gobena, 26, of SeaTac, started driving for ride-sharing services a year ago. (Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times)

An Uber union? Seattle could pave ride-app drivers’ way

Politicians, labor activists and business executives across the U.S. have their eyes on Seattle City Hall as a vote draws closer on what could become a legal breakthrough establishing collective-bargaining rights for contract employees.

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