Article taken from Issue 3 of The Ox-Fly - Oxford's radical newsletter:
When we change jobs, our bosses share their opinions of us by references, and in some industries with 'blacklists' of troublemakers. We should be able to reference our bosses too! Not only would workers be able to make more informed choices about which workplaces to avoid, but employers might treat workers better for fear of a bad review (just as we fear a bad reference).
We have the right to review our workplaces and don't have to stand for them being shit. It's our bosses who need us; we don't need them.
The website will be most useful to casual workers, who have fewest legal rights, and are often looking for work. To review your workplace or be updated when the website is set up, email: