Grade my Boss is designed to reveal the working conditions of retail and restaurant workplaces in Greater Victoria by asking workers about the common practices at their job. Grades are based on objective working conditions.

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Virgin Mobile 96.6% A

← All workplacesVirgin Mobile - current grade is an A. They scored 96.6% on our survey. Website: http://www.virginmobile.ca/ 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!
Retail Action Network
March 19, 2018
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The Old Spaghetti Factory 40% F

← All workplacesThe Old Spaghetti Factory - current grade is an F. They scored 40% on our survey. Website: http://www.oldspaghettifactory.ca/locations/victoria 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!
Retail Action Network
March 19, 2018
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Forever 21 30% F

← All workplacesForever 21 - current grade is an F. They scored 30% on our survey. Website: www.forever21.com/CA/ 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!
Retail Action Network
March 19, 2018
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Yates Street Taphouse 40% D

← All workplacesYates Street Taphouse - current grade is a D. They scored 40% on our survey. Website: https://www.yatestaphouse.com/ 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!
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Hawk and Hen 30% F

← All workplaces Hawk and Hen's current grade is a F. It scored 30% on our survey.  1 submission received. How are these grades calculated? Worker Comments What are some challenges you face because of your wage? "No overtime wages for overtime worked vis a vis the labor ministry standards"What would receiving a living wage with benefits mean for you? "The ability to survive"What makes you feel safe or unsafe…
Wes Carroll
February 8, 2018
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La Taqueria Pinche Taco Shop 40% D

← All workplacesLa Taqueria Pinche Taco Shop - current grade is a D. They scored 40% on our survey. Website: https://www.lataqueria.com/ 1 submission received for this location. 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!
Retail Action Network
August 21, 2018
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Earls Restaurant 65% C

← All workplacesEarls Restaurant - current grade is a C. They scored 65% on our survey. Website: https://earls.ca/ 2 submissions 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!
Retail Action Network
March 19, 2018
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COBS Bread 26.7% F

← All workplacesCOBS Bread - current grade is an F. They scored 26.7% on our survey. Website: http://cobsbread.com/ They are a chain of bakeries with multiple locations. 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!
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Sticky Wicket 46.7% D

← All workplacesSticky Wicket's current grade is a D. It scored 46.7%% on our survey.  2 submissions 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!
Wes Carroll
February 23, 2018
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Icing by Claire’s 71.6% B

← All workplacesIcing By Claire's - current grade is a B. They scored 71.6% on our survey. Website: https://www.icing.com/ca/ 2 submissions 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!
Retail Action Network
March 19, 2018
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Interactivity Board Game Cafe 43% D

← All workplaces Interactivity Board Game Cafe's current grade is a D. It scored 43% on our survey.  Website: http://www.ibgcafe.com/ 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? "Do work and not question what is happening with the higher ups in the company. When meeting with the boss, do not expect any…
Wes Carroll
February 8, 2018
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Sport Chek 46.6% F

← All workplacesSport Chek - current grade is an F. They scored 46.6% on our survey. Website: https://www.sportchek.ca/ 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!
Retail Action Network
March 19, 2018
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Dollarama 73.3% B

← All workplacesDollarama - current grade is a B. They scored 73.3% on our survey. Website: http://www.dollarama.com/ 1 submission received for this workplace. 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!
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Beacon Drive In 33.3% F

← All workplacesBeacon Drive In's current grade is an F. It scored 33.3% on our survey.  2 submissions 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!
Wes Carroll
February 25, 2018
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Murchie’s Tea and Coffee 26.7% F

← All workplacesMurchie's Tea and Coffee - current grade is an F. They scored 26.7%% on our survey. Website: https://www.murchies.com/store/ 1 submission received for this location on Hillside (26.7%) 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!
Retail Action Network
August 21, 2018
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Koto Izakaya Japanese Restaurant 16.7% F

← All workplacesKoto Izakaya Japanese Restaurant's current grade is a F. It scored 16.7 % on our survey.  1 submission received. How are these grades calculated? Worker Comments What are some challenges you face because of your wage? "Hard to plan my life/budget when I would only get my schedule 1-2 days before the work week. Unpaid overtime including proper Stat pay."What challenges do you face with your work schedule?…
Wes Carroll
February 25, 2018
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Macchiato Cafe 70% B

← All workplaces Macchiato Cafe's current grade is a B. It scored 70% on our survey.  Website: http://macchiatocaffe.ca/ 2 submissions received. How are these grades calculated? Worker Comments What would receiving a living wage with benefits mean for you? Means I could pay my bills and afford my prescriptions and dental work.We are working away to grade as many workplaces as accurately as possible. We'd love your help!
Wes Carroll
February 8, 2018
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Bosleys 60.7% C

← All workplacesBosleys' current grade is a C. It scored 60.7 % on our survey.  Bosleys is a pet store with many Victoria locations. 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!
Wes Carroll
February 28, 2018
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Sunrise Records (mayfair mall) 36.7% F

← All workplaces Sunrise Record's current grade is an F. It scored 36.7% on our survey.  1 submissions 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!
Wes Carroll
February 22, 2018
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Starbucks 60% C

← All workplacesStarbucks' current grade is a C. It scored 60% on our survey.  It is a cafe with many Victoria locations. 5 submissions 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!
Wes Carroll
May 10, 2018
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Rebar Modern Food 36.7% F

← All workplacesRebar Modern Food - current grade is an F. They scored 36.7% on our survey. Website: https://www.tourismvictoria.com/eat-drink/restaurants-cafes/rebar-modern-foodhttp://rebarmodernfood.com/ 1 submission received for this workplace. 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!
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Smitty’s Family Restaurant 90% A

← All workplacesSmitty's Family Restaurant - current grade is an A. They scored 90% on our survey. Website: https://smittys.ca/ 1 submission received for this workplace. 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!
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Ground Control Café 78.3% B

← All workplacesGround Control Café - current grade is a B. They scored 78.3% on our survey. Website: https://www.facebook.com/GroundCtrlCafe/ 2 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!
Retail Action Network
March 19, 2018
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The Keg Steakhouse 69% C

← All workplaces The Keg Steakhouse's current grade is a C. It scored 69% 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!
Wes Carroll
February 8, 2018
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Lifestyle Markets 46.7% D

← All workplacesLifestyle Markets - current grade is a D. They scored 46.7% on our survey. Website: https://lifestylemarkets.com/ 2 submissions received for this workplace. 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!
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Market On Yates 16.6% F

← All workplacesMarket On Yates - current grade is an F. It scored 16% on our survey. Website: https://themarketstores.com/ 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!
Retail Action Network
March 17, 2018
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Jusu Bar 44.8% D

← 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…
Wes Carroll
February 8, 2018
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Pagliacci’s 65% C

← All workplacesPagliacci's current grade is an C. It scored 65% on our survey.  Website: https://www.pagliaccis.ca/ 2 submission 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? " "freedom to express my personality at work, and I am not required to “look” a certain way, change my appearance"-Very true of Pagliacci's! You wear want you…
Wes Carroll
February 23, 2018
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Cooks Day Off 17.9% F

← All workplacesCooks Day Off's current grade is an F. It scored 17.9% on our survey.  It is a catering, eat in and take out restaurant with one Victoria location on 1883 Fort Street. 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!
Wes Carroll
February 28, 2018
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Tim Hortons 40% F

← All workplaces Tim Horton's current grade is a D. It scored 40% on our survey.  3 submissions 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!
Wes Carroll
February 8, 2018
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Folk Apparel 23% F

← All workplacesFolk Apparel - current grade is an F. They scored 23% on our survey. Website: http://folkonfort.com/ 1 submission received for this downtown clothing store. 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!
Retail Action Network
September 27, 2018
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The Body Shop 66.6% C

← All workplacesThe Body Shop - current grade is a C. They scored 66.6% on our survey. Website: https://www.thebodyshop.com/ 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!
Retail Action Network
March 19, 2018
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Marble Slab Creamery 10% F

← All workplacesMarble Slab Creamery - current grade is an F. They scored 10% on our survey. Website: https://www.marbleslab.ca/ 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!
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4Cats Art Studio 36% F

← All workplaces4Cats Art Studio - current grade is an F. They scored 36% on our survey. Website: https://4cats.com/ 1 submission received for this chain of art studios and gift shops. 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!
Retail Action Network
September 27, 2018
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Landmark Cinemas 80% B

← All workplacesLandmark Cinemas - current grade is a B. They scored 80% on our survey. Website: https://www.landmarkcinemas.com/ 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!
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McLennan’s Island Meat and Seafood 68.3% C

← All workplaces McLennan Island Meat and Seafood's current grade is a C. It scored 68.3% on our survey.  2 submissions 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!
Wes Carroll
February 8, 2018
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Ecotopia Naturals 80% B

← All workplacesEcotopia Naturals - current grade is a B. They scored 80% on our survey. Website: http://www.ecotopianaturals.com/ 1 submission received for this workplace. 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!
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Whole Foods Market 75% B

← All workplacesWhole Food's current grade is a B. It scored 75% on our survey.  1 store location at 3587 Blanshard St.  https://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/victoria 2 submissions 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!
Wes Carroll
February 28, 2018
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Jackson’s Ice Cream 57.7% C

← All workplaces Jackson's Ice Cream's current grade is a C. It scored 57.7% 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!
Wes Carroll
February 8, 2018
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The Root Cellar 56% C

← All workplacesThe Root Cellar - current grade is a C. They scored 56% on our survey. Website: http://therootcellar.ca/ 1 submission received for this grocery store. 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!
Retail Action Network
September 27, 2018

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