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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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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Thai Lemongrass 53% D

← All workplacesThai Lemongrass - current grade is a D. They scored 53% on our survey. Website: https://www.thailemongrass.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
September 27, 2018
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Bon Macaron Patisserie 33.3% F

← All workplaces Bon Macaron Patisserie's current grade is a F. It scored 33.3% on our survey.  1 submission received. How are these grades calculated? Worker Comments I got paid a few cents over minimum wage, which was 10.75 at the time. So I got paid 11. It was never enough, especially compared to how much I was expected to do, the nature of the work and the full time…
Wes Carroll
February 8, 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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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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Saje Natural Wellness 46% D

← All workplacesSaje Natural Wellness - current grade is a D. They scored 46% on our survey. Website: https://www.saje.com/ca/home/ 2 submissions received for this wellness 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
January 10, 2019
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Foo Asian Street Food 33.3% F

← All workplacesFoo Asian Street Food - current grade is an F. They scored 33.3% on our survey. Website: https://www.foofood.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!
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Trek Bicycle Store 26.7% F

← All workplacesTrek Bicycle Store's current grade is an F. It scored 26.7%% on our survey.  1 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? Management is sexist and misogynistic. If you’re female, prepare to be expected to do all the cleaning while the boys stand around chatting, and then get disciplined…
Wes Carroll
March 2, 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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Mount Royal Bagel Factory 80% B

← All workplacesMount Royal Bagel Factory - current grade is a B. They scored 80% on our survey. Website: n/a 1 submission received for this bakery. 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
January 10, 2019
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Indigo 86% A

← All workplacesIndigo - current grade is an A. They scored 86% on our survey. Website: https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/ 1 submission received for this chain of book and retail 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!
Retail Action Network
January 10, 2019
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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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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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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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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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Dickens Liquor Shoppe 83.3% A

← All workplacesDickens Liquor Shoppe - current grade is an A. They scored 83.3% on our survey. This submission is for a liquor store in Sidney. 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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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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Fernwood Pizza Company 60% C

← All workplacesFernwood Pizza Company - current grade is a C. They scored 60% on our survey. Website: https://www.fernwoodpizzacompany.com/ 1 submission received for this pizza place. 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
January 10, 2019
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Lush Cosmetics 54.4% D

← All workplacesLush Cosmetics's current grade is an D. It scored 54.4% on our survey.  3 submissions received. How are these grades calculated? Worker Comments What are some challenges you face because of your wage? "We were promised several raises that never made it far enough down the chain to reach the Sales Ambassadors. When bringing up concerns over wage, we were told that bonus would supplement our earnings. When…
Wes Carroll
February 22, 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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Reunion Boutique 23% F

← All workplacesReunion Boutique - current grade is an F. They scored 23% on our survey. Website: https://www.reunionboutique.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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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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Totem Towing 66.7% C

← All workplacesTotem Towing - current grade is a C. They scored 66.7% on our survey. Website: http://www.totemtowing.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!
Retail Action Network
March 19, 2018
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Salvation Army 70% B

← All workplacesSalvation Army - current grade is a B. They scored 70% on our survey. Website: https://salvationarmy.ca/ 1 submission received for this second-hand 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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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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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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Victoria Car Wash 83.3% A

← All workplacesVictoria Car Wash - current grade is an A. They scored 83.3% on our survey. Website: http://victoriacarwash.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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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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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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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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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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Leaf Compassion 25.9% F

← All workplacesLeaf Compassion's current grade is an F. They scored 25.9% on our survey.  It is a dispensary with one Victoria location on 950 Yates St 6 submissions received. How are these grades calculated? Worker Comments What are some challenges you face because of your wage? "Massive human rights violations, illegal employment practices, owner bullies staff, owner sexually harrases staff, etc."We are working away to grade as many workplaces…
Wes Carroll
February 28, 2018
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Flavour 49.3% D

← All workplaces Flavour's current grade is a D. It scored 49.3% on our survey.  Flavour is a clothing store with two locations. 5 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…
Wes Carroll
February 8, 2018
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GAIN Group 53% D

← All workplacesGAIN Group - current grade is a D. They scored 53% on our survey. Website: https://www.gain-vi.ca/ 1 submission received for this luxury car sales group. 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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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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Denny’s 30% F

← All workplacesDenny's - current grade is an F. They scored 30% on our survey. Website: https://www.dennys.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 19, 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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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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Shoppers Drug Mart 83% A

← All workplacesShoppers Drug Mart - current grade is an A. They scored 83% on our survey. Website: https://www1.shoppersdrugmart.ca/en/home 1 submission received for this pharmacy (Uptown 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
January 10, 2019
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Domino’s Pizza 36% F

← All workplacesDomino's Pizza - current grade is an F. They scored 36% on our survey. Website: https://www.dominos.ca/ 1 submission received for this chain of pizza restaurants. 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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