Just Good Work is a free interactive mobile app, giving job-seekers and workers critical information and advice for everything needed on the journey to work, from recruitment to employment and life in a new destination, to moving on or returning home.
It informs you on your rights and responsibilities during recruitment at home and at work abroad, with guidance to access help throughout in case of need.
ALWAYS FREE. DOWNLOAD TO USE OFFLINE
NOW AVAILABLE IN: United Kingdom, Kenya, Uganda, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia
LANGUAGES: English, Romanian, Bulgarian, Gujurati, Kiswahili
New languages and countries will be added in the coming months and we will notify users through the app.
The app provides you with the necessary information you need to make safe decisions for overseas work and to know what is okay and what is not okay, so that you can make good choices for better work opportunities.
Find information about your rights and responsibilities in the country where you are working, including details about pay, working hours, accommodation and more. Also learn about how to use local banking, send money home, finding a place of worship, and what to do if you have medical or family issues to attend to.
The app gives guidance on accessing help at every stage of your recruitment and employment, including returning home. It also provides insights into life and work in specific countries, on topics such as the weather, local customs and leisure activities.
It empowers you to secure work abroad that is safe, profitable and legal by avoiding pitfalls of deception, debt and exploitation. Workers have been feeding into the content and design of the platform from the beginning.
Get Help: Links to agencies and helplines that can offer support and advice at home and overseas.
Tailored information and advice on using all entry points to work- (personal contact, local agent, agency)
Interactive Job offer and Contract checklists
Save important documents and receipts
Stories from other workers, sharing their experiences at different stages of the process
Get Help: Links to agencies and helplines that can offer support and advice at home and abroad.
BENEFITS OF JUST GOOD WORK:
Increases visibility of the recruitment process.
Provides you with the necessary information they need to make safe decisions for overseas work.
Gives you a way to get help when they feel there is a problem, either at home or abroad.
Informs you of your rights and responsibilities at home and abroad.
Through knowing what is okay and what is not okay, you are less likely become victims of extortion, abuse, high debt and human trafficking.
Empowers safer work opportunities.
Increases the likelihood of a successful transition to work abroad.
Increases the likelihood of a better paying job.
ABOUT JUST GOOD WORK
Just Good Work is an independent, collaborative, partnership-based platform. Key partners include:
- Fifty Eight, a social enterprise that partners with organisations to develop practical solutions to the challenges of worker exploitation. – and who have built and maintain the Just Good Work platform.
- Just Good Work is made available for free to all UK employees, employers and labour providers through collaboration with and the support of the Association of Labour Providers and its partner organisations
- The Anglican Alliance
- Refactory, a Ugandan tech accelerator
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.