Essay

Order Description
Using Uber or Deliveroo (not both) as your case-study discuss and critically evaluate how these emerging organisational/company forms are challenging Australia�s current employment relations systems?

Note:
In developing your answer you should address/incorporate the following key employment relations concepts into your discussion: delegated versus statutory regulation; collective agreement making and National Employment Standards.

Please see the attached document for more details.
 References: 13
• Please provide the resources link under the references you have made.

 Reference Style – Harvard
 Types of references:
• Academic (journals & books)
• Grey Literature (news, industry, company statements, reports, union statement, the Conversation etc.)
• Australian based reference
 Formatting:
• Consistency!!!
• Intro – Body – Conclusion – Reference List
 Logical Analysis
• Give definition to these organisational company, what are they?
• Clearly demonstrate that you understand the ER issues and challenges at play in the case
• What is the context? What are the actors doing & saying? Do unions have any response to this? What are the rules? & What does all this mean for ER in Australia?
• How does it challenge the economy?
• What is the state doing now, as transport policy is a state level regulation; we are not interested in what does this mean in the taxi industry, what we are thinking is what the state has response in terms of employment relations

Potential Essay Structure
 Introduction – what is the essay about (definitions) and how does your essay answer / address the question?
 Body – focus solely on Uber Or Deliveroo OR use one to develop a broader discussion. (Prefer using uber)
 Conclusion – what are the major findings and what does this mean for Australian ER?

Some suggested source (Still, the extra 13 references is needed)
 Obviously the Text Book! Also look up the work of Prof. Andrew Stewart
 Bornstein, J (2015), ‘The great Uber fairness fallacy: as a driver, how do you bargain with an app?’, The Guardian, 25 August 2015
 De Stefano, V (2015), The rise of the ‘just-in-time workforce’: On-demand work, crowdwork and labour protection in the ‘gig-economy’, Conditions of Work and Employment Series No 71, ILO, Geneva
 Finkin, M (2016), ‘Beclouded work in historical perspective’, 37 Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal 603
 Kaine, S & Josserand, E (2016), ‘Workers are taking on more risk in the gig economy’, The Conversation, 6 July 2016
 Minifie, J & Wiltshire, T (2016), Peer-to-peer pressure: Policy for the sharing economy, Report No 2016-7, Grattan Institute, Melbourne
 Productivity Commission (2016), Digital disruption: What do governments need to do?, Research Paper, Productivity Commission, Canberra
 Valenduc, G & Vendramin, P (2016), ‘Work in the digital economy: Sorting the old from the new’, European Trade Union Institute, Working Paper 2016.03