Bottles ( South Africa )

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Principle 2: Fair Conditions


Mitigates task-specific risks (one point)


Actively improves working conditions (one additional point)

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Principle 3: Fair Contracts


The contract genuinely reflects the nature of the employment relationship (one additional point)



The Fairwork Scoring System entails that each Fairwork Principle is divided into two thresholds. Accordingly, for each Principle, the scoring system allows a first point to be awarded corresponding to the first threshold, and an additional second point to be awarded corresponding to the second threshold. The second point under each Principle can only be awarded if the first point for that Principle has been awarded.

An explanation of how we assess platforms against these principles and the information and evidence that we gather and analyse when we make our assessment can be found here.

The above scores should be read in conjunction with these explanatory notes.

Platforms are awarded a point where there is verifiable evidence to demonstrate that the platform has achieved the relevant threshold. A blank score therefore means that there was no verifiable evidence to award a point.

A platform can therefore receive a maximum Fairwork Score of ten points.

Fairwork scores are updated on a yearly basis.

An explanation of the conditions that need to be met for a threshold to be achieved can be found here.


Workers earn above the minimum hourly wage in South Africa.


Workers earn above the minimum hourly wage in South Africa after taking into account costs.


The terms and conditions are available to workers at all times and are written in accessible language.


There is a documented process through which workers can directly contact a named representative of the platform. This channel remains open to workers who are deactivated.


Workers are are informed about all data collection in the terms and conditions. The collection of data is minimised and directly related to the task.


There is a documented collective worker voice mechanism, through which all workers are invited to raise concerns on a weekly basis.


The platform supports the development of a workers’ organisation that could collectively bargain and provide representation.