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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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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Peninsula Co-op Food Store 83% A

← All workplacesPeninsula Co-op Food Store - current grade is an A. They scored 83% on our survey. Website: https://www.peninsulaco-op.com/services/food-centre/ 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Red Robin 60% C

← All workplacesRed Robin's current grade is an C. It scored 60% on our survey.  1 submission received. How are these grades calculated? Worker Comments What would receiving a living wage with benefits mean for you? "Many people only work part time so stat holiday pay doesn't always apply"We are working away to grade as many workplaces as accurately as possible. We'd love your help!
Wes Carroll
February 24, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Empire Donuts 68.3% C

← All workplacesEmpire Donut's current grade is an C. It scored 68.3% on our survey. Website: http://www.empiredonuts.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!
Wes Carroll
March 2, 2018
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Strathcona Hotel 40% D

← All workplacesStrathcona Hotel - current grade is a D. They scored 40% on our survey. Website: http://strathconahotel.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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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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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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Glo Restaurant 50% D

← All workplacesGlo Restaurant - current grade is a D. They scored 50% on our survey. Website: https://glovictoria.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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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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Fol Epi 40% D

← All workplacesFol Epi - current grade is a D. They scored 40% on our survey. Website: http://folepi.ca/ 1 submission received for this 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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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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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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Cactus Club 43.3% D

← All workplacesCactus Club - current grade is a D. They scored 43.3% on our survey. Website: https://www.cactusclubcafe.com/location/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!
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Timeless Toys 90% A

← All workplacesTimeless Toys - current grade is an A. They scored 90% on our survey. Website: http://www.timelesstoys.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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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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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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