Darcy du Toit is an Emeritus Professor at the University of the Western Cape and former Dean of Law who currently coordinates a new niche area in the Faculty of Law, Labour Law 4.0. His research has focused on workplace democratisation, employment equity, strike law and domestic work, contributing to the adoption of ILO Convention 189 of 2011 on domestic workers, and more recently on platform work. He is also the editor and co-author of two standard works on South African labour law. As a practitioner he has worked as a labour arbitrator and remains a consultant to Bradley Conradie Halton Cheadle Attorneys, a firm specialising in labour law, in which capacity he represented former Uber drivers in the first litigation against Uber in South Africa. Internationally, he has served inter alia as a Vice-President of the International Society for Labour and Social Security Law. As a co-investigator on the Fair Work he and Prof Sandra Fredman are together responsible for directing the legal side of the research.