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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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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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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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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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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Virgin Mobile 83% A

← All workplacesVirgin Mobile - current grade is an A. They scored 83% on our survey. Website: http://www.virginmobile.ca/ 2 submissions received for this cellular outlet. 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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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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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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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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Escents Aromatherapy 30% F

← All workplacesEscents Aromatherapy - current grade is an F. They scored 30% on our survey. Website: https://www.escents.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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ocean River Sports 46.7% D

← All workplacesOcean River Sports - current grade is a D. They scored 46.7% on our survey. Website: https://oceanriver.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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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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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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Cook’s Day Off 20% F

← All workplacesCook's Day Off - current grade is an F. It scored 20% on our survey. Website: http://www.cooksdayoff.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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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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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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Koodo 96% A

← All workplacesKoodo - current grade is an A. They scored 96% on our survey. Website: https://www.koodomobile.com/ 1 submission received for this chain of mobile phone outlets. 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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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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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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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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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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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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Still Life for Her 83.3% A

← All workplacesStill Life - current grade is an A. They scored 83.3% on our survey. Website: https://stilllifeboutique.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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La Taquisa 31.6% F

← All workplacesLa Taquisa's current grade is an F. It scored 31.6% on our survey. It has 3 locations in Greater 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
March 2, 2018
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Jiffy Lube 33% F

← All workplacesJiffy Lube - current grade is an F. They scored 33% on our survey. Website: http://www.jiffylubevictoria.com/ 1 submission received for this auto shop. 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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