Tom is a lecturer in International Business in the School of Business and Law, and the Centre for Work + Wellbeing at Edith Cowan University. His research interests include employment relations and the geography of work. Tom completed his PhD at the University of Western Australia which was completed in 2017. He worked as a Lecturer in Employment Relations at UWA in 2017 before moving to ECU at the start of 2018.
Uber has been forced by the UK courts to treat its British drivers as workers. It will probably require legislative change for Uber's Australian drivers to be treated as employees.