Language:

South Africa

Scores (out of 10)

Impacts

In consultation with the Fairwork team, the following platforms agreed to implement changes to their policies or practices:

Fair Conditions:

2.1: Sweepsouth commited to remove personal addresses or Sweepstars from customer invoices 

Fair Contracts: 

3.1: GetTOD converted their terms and conditions from UK to South African law. 

3.1: NoSweat has created a non-technical version of their terms and conditions (T&Cs) to ensure that all workers have a thorough understanding of the contract they are committing to. This has served as a model for M4Jam to adopt a similar approach to their T&Cs. 

Fair Management:

4.2: SweepSouth released a public commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI). 

Fair Representation:

5.1: SweepSouth released a public statement confirming their willingness to engage in collective bargaining 

Scores (out of 10)

Impacts

In consultation with the Fairwork team, the following platforms agreed to implement changes to their policies or practices:

Fair Pay:

1.2: GetTOD agreed to pay all workers above the national living wage 

1.2: NoSweat to pay workers above a living wage 

Fair Contracts:

3.1: NoSweat added a simplifying ‘explainer’ to accompany the contract 

Fair Management:

4.1: GetTOD clarified disciplinary processes in contract 

4.1: NoSweat documented the grievance channel and process in ‘purchase order’ (contract) 

4.2: Sweepsouth committed to develop policy on non-discrimination within the next 12 months 

Fair Representation:

5.2: GetTOD added a statement on union recgonition added to contract 

 

Scores (out of 10)

Impacts

In consultation with the Fairwork team, the following platforms agreed to implement changes to their policies or practices:

Fair Pay:

1.2: NoSweat instituted policy to pay all workers over the minimum wage after costs 

Fair Conditions:

2.1: NoSweat changed its buyer terms and conditions so clients on the platform agree to protect workers’ health and safety 

Fair Management:

4.1: NoSweat developed a portal and process for workers to lodge grievances 

Fair Representation:

5.2: Bottles committed to support the development of a workers’ organisation that could undertake collective bargaining, if one were to exist