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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Liquor Plus 66.7% C

← All workplacesLiquor Plus - current grade is a C. They scored 66.7% on our survey. Website: https://liquorplus.ca/ 1 submission received for this chain of liquor stores. 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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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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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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Ricky’s All Day Grill 40% F

← All workplacesRicky's All Day Grill - current grade is an F. They scored 40% on our survey. Website: http://gotorickys.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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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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Capital 6 Theatres 43.3% D

← All workplacesCapital 6 Theatres - current grade is a D. They scored 43.3% on our survey. Website: http://www.capitol6.ca/ 1 submission received for this downtown movie theatre. 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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Dairy Queen 36.7% F

← All workplacesDairy Queen - current grade is an F. They scored 36.7% on our survey. Website: https://www.dairyqueen.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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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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Fun Fashions 36% F

← All workplacesFun Fashions - current grade is an F. They scored 36% on our survey. Website: https://funfashions.ca/ 1 submission received for this 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
November 19, 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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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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Mother Nature’s Market and Deli 74.4% B

← All workplacesMother Nature's Market and Deli - current grade is a B. They scored 74.4% on our survey. Website: http://www.mothernaturesbc.ca/ 3 submissions received for this workplace (2 for Sidney location, 1 undisclosed) 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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Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour 66.7% C

← All workplacesVictoria Marriott Inner Harbour - current grade is a C. They scored 66.7% on our survey. Website: https://www.marriottvictoria.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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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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Lizzy Lee & Me 40% D

← All workplacesLizzy Lee & Me's current grade is an D. It scored 40% on our survey. Website: http://www.lizzyleeandme.com/ It is a hair salon and birthday party venue for children. 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
March 2, 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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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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Demitasse Cafe 70% B

← All workplacesDemitasse - current grade is a B. They scored 70% on our survey. Website: http://www.demitasse.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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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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Home Hardware 80% B

← All workplacesHome Hardware - current grade is a B. They scored 80%% on our survey. Website: https://www.homehardware.ca/ 1 submission received for the Home Hardware located in Sooke (80%) 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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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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Phoenix Human Services 90% A

← All workplacesPhoenix Human Services - current grade is an A. They scored 90% on our survey. Website: http://www.phoenixhumanservices.org/ 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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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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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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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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Bubby’s Kitchen 33% F

← All workplacesBubby's Kitchen - current grade is an F. They scored 33% on our survey. Website: https://bubbyskitchen.ca/ 1 submission received for this restaurant. 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
November 18, 2018
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Cafe Bliss 58% C

← All workplacesCafe Bliss - current grade is a C. They scored 58% on our survey. Website: https://www.cafebliss.ca/ 2 submissions received for this downtown cafe. 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
November 19, 2018
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National Concrete Accessories 100% A

← All workplaces National Concrete Accessories' current grade is an A. It scored 100% 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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Origin Bakery 76.6% B

← All workplacesOrigin Bakery - current grade is a B. They scored 76.6% on our survey. Website: https://www.originbakery.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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Maude Hunter’s Beer and Wine 86% A

← All workplacesMaude Hunter's Beer and Wine - current grade is an A. They scored 86% on our survey. Website: http://www.maudehunterspub.ca/liquor-store.html 1 submission received for this liquor 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
November 18, 2018
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Ma Miller’s Pub 12.2% F

← All workplacesMa Miller's Pub's current grade is an F. It scored 12.2% on our survey. Website: https://mamillerspub.com/ 1 submission received. How are these grades calculated? Worker Comments What are some challenges you face because of your wage? "Overtime never paid."Do you have an example of an unreasonable expectation your employer has put on you at work? "No holidays , no over time pay and tip out was to given on…
Wes Carroll
March 2, 2018
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Habit Coffee 83.3% A

← All workplacesHabit Coffee - current grade is an A. They scored 83.3% on our survey. Website: https://habitcoffee.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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Bay’s United Football Club 66% C

← All workplacesBay's United Football Club - current grade is an C. It scored 66% on our survey. Website: https://baysunited.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 17, 2018
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Best Western Plus Carlton Plaza 55% D

← All workplacesBest Western Plus Carlton Plaza - current grade is a D. They scored 55% on our survey. Website: https://www.bestwesterncarltonplazahotel.com/ 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!
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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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Running Room 76.7% B

← All workplacesRunning Room - current grade is a B. They scored 76.7% on our survey. Website: https://www.runningroom.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!
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Big Wheel Burger 53.3% D

← All workplacesBig Wheel Burger's current grade is a D. It scored 53.3% on our survey. Website: https://bigwheelburger.com/ 3 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? "Asked to Micromanage other coworkers. Asked to put diesel in delivery van, when they clearly tell the community that they use bio-diesel. Told to tell people…
Wes Carroll
February 24, 2018
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Bond Bond’s Bakery 86.7% A

← All workplacesBond Bond's Bakery - current grade is an A. They scored 86.7% on our survey. Website: https://www.bondbondsbakery.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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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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Galaxy Motors Victoria 43.3% D

← All workplacesGalaxy Motors - current grade is a D. They scored 43.3% on our survey. Website: https://galaxymotors.net/locations/colwood-victoria/ 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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