Workers' Rights Information and Reporting Apps
There are a number of apps which provide workers' rights information and help workers and consumers report their concerns about labour exploitation. Below are some key apps, with information about how they work and where you can download them.
The apps below are not a substitute for contacting the most appropriate authorities e.g. the Police in situations where a person may be at risk.
The Unseen App
The Modern Slavery Helpline, operated by the charity Unseen, has an app to make reporting to their helpline even easier.
The app provides a guide to recognising the signs of modern slavery, with an option to report via the app. It was developed by the helpline's founding partner, BT, and can be downloaded from your app store by searching 'Unseen UK'.
Farm Work Welfare App
The Clewer Initiative, in partnership with key organisations, developed an app aimed at workers and employers in the farming, horticulture and food production sectors. The app is designed to help you to report concerns or seek help. Information submitted via the app is processed by the Modern Slavery Helpline.
The app is available in a number of languages including Albanian, Bulgarian, English, Lithuanian, Romanian, Polish, Chinese (Mandarin) and Vietnamese.
The app can be downloaded from your app store by searching ‘Farm Work Welfare’.
Just Good Work
The Just Good Work app is designed to help all jobseekers and workers understand their UK employment rights, recognise poor treatment at work and access help and support
The app is freely available to all UK employees, employers and labour providers through the collaboration and support of the Association of Labour Providers and its partner organisations.
The app is currently available in:
English, Български (Bulgarian), ગુજરાતી (Gujarati), Kiswahili, Română (Romanian), Shqip (Albanian), український (Ukrainian), Polskie (Polish), বাংলা (Bangla), Melayu (Malay), Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese), BahasaIndonesia (Indonesian), Myanmar (Burmese), नेपाली (Nepali).
The app can be downloaded from your app store by searching ‘Just Good Work’.
The Safe Car Wash App
The Safe Car Wash App, developed by The Clewer Initiative, is designed to provide a picture of how many hand car washes there are across the UK. It asks users to record a range of information about the car washes they visit, including the location, cost, as well as observations about workers’ welfare. The anonymous information collected, is used by crime agencies to combat modern slavery. The app also includes the ability to report concerns to the Modern Slavery Helpline.
The app is available from your app store by searching ‘Safe Car Wash’.
STOP THE TRAFFIK
The STOP APP from STOP THE TRAFFIK enables people anywhere in the world to report suspicious incidents of human trafficking anonymously and securely. All information reported on the app is fed into the STOP THE TRAFFIK database where it is analysed to give STOP THE TRAFFICK insights into human trafficking trends on hotspots.
The app is available in seven languages and can be downloaded from your app store by searching ‘Stop the Traffik.