A new Australian work and travel platform and app called Bozzii hopes to connect local and migrant job seekers to potential employers. It promises to stand up to the widespread practice of underpaying casual workers.
A couple of weeks ago, Australia saw the launch of a work and travel app plus website called Bozzii. Among other things, it promises to provide assistance to new migrants in the country in order to help them find their way around — and find decent jobs, if they so wish.
Following a new study by two Australian universities, a fresh debate has been triggered by backpackers and international students in the country who are often paid a lot less than the minimum wage. The study speaks of “a large, silent under-class of migrant workers.”
CEO Sean Garvey tells DW Bozzii will never tolerate the posting of underpaying positions on its web portal or app in an effort to help curb the exploitation of young migrants:
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