Washington gives Uber drivers more workers rights

On May 15, Washington became the first state to extend unemployment insurance and paid family and medical leave to Uber and Lyft drivers.

Rideshare driver protections start Jan. 1 in Washington

They include minimum per-minute, per-mile and per-trip rates drivers must be paid; paid sick leave; workers compensation; and more.

Portland Uber driver advisory board holds its first meeting

A newly formed nine-member committee will come up with suggestions for new regulations that Portland City Council could pass in order to improve conditions for drivers and the riding public.

Portland City Council approves resolution on the rights of Uber drivers

A city bureau has six months to come up with a proposal for a City oversight body focused on wages, dispute resolution, and other issues.

AFL-CIO calls on Portland to give Uber drivers a voice

Commissioner Nick Fish says an ordinance to set up a driver "Wage Board" will get May 24 hearing.