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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Aerie 53.3% D

← All workplacesAerie - current grade is a D. They scored 53.3% on our survey. Website: https://www.ae.com/aerie/aerie/s-cms/4840006?cm=sCA-cCAD 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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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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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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Bolen Books 79.3% B

← All workplaces Bolen Book's current grade is a B. It scored 79.3% 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Little Caesars 33% F

← All workplacesLittle Casears - current grade is an F. They scored 33% on our survey. They are a chain of stores 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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