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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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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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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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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Be Love 46% D

← All workplacesBe Love - current grade is a D. They scored 46% on our survey. Website: http://beloverestaurant.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
January 10, 2019
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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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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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H&R Block 53% D

← All workplacesH&R Block - current grade is a D. They scored 53% on our survey. Website: https://www.hrblock.ca/ 1 submission received for this chain of income tax services. 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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Lazy One 44% D

← All workplacesThe Lazy One - current grade is a D. They scored 44% on our survey. Website: https://www.lazyone.ca/ 3 submissions 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
January 10, 2019
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Rebar Modern Food 45% D

← All workplacesRebar Modern Food - current grade is a D. They scored 45% on our survey. Website: https://www.tourismvictoria.com/eat-drink/restaurants-cafes/rebar-modern-foodhttp://rebarmodernfood.com/ 2 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!
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Trees Dispensary 63% C

← All workplacesTrees Dispensary - current grade is a C. They scored 63% on our survey. Website: https://treesdispensary.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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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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Serious Coffee 46.7% D

← All workplacesSerious Coffee - current grade is a D. They scored 46.7% on our survey. Website: https://www.seriouscoffee.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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Thrifty Foods 50% D

← All workplacesThrifty Foods - current grade is a D. They scored 50% on our survey. Website: https://www.thriftyfoods.com/ 2 submissions received for this chain of grocery 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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Plowshare Cafe 25% F

← All workplaces Plowshare Cafe's current grade is a F. It scored 25% on our survey.  1 submission received. How are these grades calculated? Worker Comments What are some challenges you face because of your wage? "Low wages coupled with reduced hours made it difficult to pay bills and cover living expense."What challenges do you face with your work schedule? "End of shift is based on volume of business in…
Wes Carroll
February 8, 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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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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Category 12 Tap Room 92.3% A

← All workplacesCategory 12 Tap Room's current grade is an A. It scored 92.3 % on our survey.  Website: https://category12beer.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!
Wes Carroll
February 28, 2018
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Moxies 66% C

← All workplacesMoxies - current grade is a C. They scored 66% on our survey. Website: https://moxies.com/ 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
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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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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Olo 75% B

← All workplaces Olo's current grade is a B. It scored 75% 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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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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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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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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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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The Very Good Butchers 28.3% F

← All workplacesThe Very Good Butchers' current grade is a F. It scored 28.3% on our survey. Website: https://www.verygoodbutchers.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!
Wes Carroll
March 7, 2018
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London Drugs 86.7% A

← All workplacesLondon Drugs - current grade is an A. They scored 86.7% on our survey. Website: https://www.londondrugs.com/ 2 submissions received for this location at Saanich Centre. 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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Hudson’s Bay 43.3% D

← All workplacesHudson's Bay's current grade is a D. It scored 43.3% 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!
Wes Carroll
February 24, 2018
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University Club Restaurant 75.9% B

← All workplacesUniversity Club's current grade is an B. It scored 75.9% on our survey.  It is a restaurant with one Victoria location on 3800 Finnerty Road. 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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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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Princess Auto 46% D

← All workplacesPrincess Auto - current grade is a D. They scored 46% on our survey. Website: https://www.princessauto.com/en/ 1 submission received for this chain of auto parts and workshop 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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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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