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Worker Solidarity

We support workers that are owed wages, tips, or respect from their employer. Join us in organizing public pressure and direct action campaigns against bosses that exploit.

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$15 & Change

Join us in the call for a $15 minimum wage; protection from unfair dismissals, harassment, and discrimination; paid sick days; advanced schedules; and an end to on-call shifts.

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Grade My Boss

Grade my Boss is designed to expose the working conditions of retail and restaurant workplaces in Greater Victoria by asking workers about the common practices at their job.
March 1, 2017 in Worker Resources

Your Rights as a Worker in BC

Are you or someone you know being exploited by an employer? Have you been fired, suspended, or let go? Are you missing overtime pay or having your tips stolen? In many instances, employers don’t understand or follow the laws that protect workers in BC. Employers in BC are required (at minimum) to respect a very basic level of rights and to adhere to certain laws. Most of these are set…
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March 1, 2017 in Worker Resources

Want to Unionise Your Workplace?

Want to Unionise Your Workplace? Had enough of your boss pushing you and your coworkers around? Feel like you should be treated with dignity and respect, but instead you’re getting on-call shifts or shorted on your pay cheque? Tired of being harrassed by customers and told to put up with it? One of the best ways to make longlasting and secure changes to your workplace is to unionise your place…
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Problems at work?

Are you owed wages or tips? Have you been fired without cause? Feeling exploited? We can help!

We are a network of workers and labour activists that fight for workplace justice, increased wages, and better conditions for retail and hospitality workers. We help you get what you’re owed from your boss.

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$15 & Change

Retail and hospitality workers deserve better. Employment standards in BC are a shame, and we’re fighting to raise the standards.

Wages, scheduling, and basic dignities need to be drastically improved. We are pushing to do this on a provincial level. Help us make this change, sign the petiton, and get involved in this campaign.

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Worker’s Wednesday

On the second Wednesday of the month, join your co-workers and labour activists for a night of live entertainment, worker solidarity, cheap drinks, and delicious food.

Enjoy a free community dinner, solidarity action in the community and open mic hangout at the end of the night.

Jusu Bar

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← All workplaces Jusu Bar's current grade is a D. It scored 44.8% on our survey.  1 submissions received. How are these grades calculated? Worker Comments What are some challenges you face because of your wage? My wage did not correspond with my skill level or the extensive previous experience I brought to the job. They paid me the minimum possible and never gave me a raise, despite giving several…

Flavour

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← All workplaces Flavour's current grade is a D. It scored 45.9% on our survey.  2 submissions received. How are these grades calculated? Worker Comments Do you have an example of an unreasonable expectation your employer has put on you at work? Basically no advancement available.What are some challenges you face because of your wage? My current wage makes it impossible to maintain economic security; I, and many others in…

Hotel Grand Pacific

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← All workplaces Hotel Grand Pacific's current grade is a B. It scored 83.3% on our survey.  1 submission received. How are these grades calculated? Worker Comments We are working away to grade as many workplaces as accurately as possible. We'd love your help!