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Record No: CB 119427    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119427
Type: Council Bill (CB) Status: Committee Agenda Ready
Current Controlling Legislative Body Governance, Equity, and Technology Committee
On agenda: 12/18/2018
Ordinance No:
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the regulation of the for-hire industry; removing certain considerations between an exclusive driver representative and the Director of Finance and Administrative Services; amending Section 6.310.735 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and repealing rules and regulations to the extent they are inconsistent with this ordinance.
Sponsors: Bruce Harrell, Mike O'Brien
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo, 3. Proposed Substitute
CITY OF SEATTLE
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the regulation of the for-hire industry; removing certain considerations between an exclusive driver representative and the Director of Finance and Administrative Services; amending Section 6.310.735 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and repealing rules and regulations to the extent they are inconsistent with this ordinance.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 6.310.735 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 125132, is amended as follows:
6.310.735 Exclusive driver representatives
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1. Upon certification of the EDR by the Director, the driver coordinator and the EDR shall meet and negotiate in good faith certain subjects to be specified in rules or regulations promulgated by the Director, including, but not limited to, best practices regarding vehicle equipment standards; safe driving practices; the manner in which the driver coordinator will conduct criminal background checks of all prospective drivers; ((the nature and amount of payments to be made by, or withheld from, the driver coordinator to or by the drivers;)) minimum hours of work, conditions of work, and applicable rules. The subjects to be specified in rules or regulations promulgated by the Director shall not include the nature or amount of payments to be made by, or withheld from, a driver coordinator to or by its drivers. If the driver coordinator and the EDR reach agreement on terms, their agreement shall be reduced to a written agreement. The term of such an agreement shall be agreed upon by the EDR and the driver coordinator, but in no case shall the term of such an agreement exceed four years.
2. After reaching agreement, the parties shall transmit the written agreement to the Director. The Director shall review the agreement for compliance with the provisions of this Chapter 6.310, and to ens...

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