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 one ‘basic point’ to be awarded corresponding to the first threshold, and an additional ‘advanced point’ to be awarded corresponding to the second threshold. The advanced point under each Principle can only be awarded if the basic point for that Principle has been awarded. The thresholds specify the evidence required for a platform to receive a given point.

Platforms are only awarded a point when there is evidence to show that the platform fulfils the threshold set in a Principle. As such, a 0 score means either there was no verifiable evidence to award a point or the platform failed to fulfil the given threshold. A platform can therefore receive a maximum Fairwork Score of ten points. Fairwork scores are updated on a yearly basis.

Find out more about the principles used to calculate this score.


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.