Resources for Businesses

AJP has put together a list of websites and other resources that will help businesses meet the FJC standards.

1. Steps to Certification

  • Download our overview document on the steps to certification

2. How can I use the Food Justice Certified label?
Review labeling requirements of our policy manual and your rights as a certified business:

3. Labor
How do I calculate a living wage for my employees? Here are some tools to help you calculate a living wage while meeting the requirements of a fair wage under FJC Standards (see the Living Wage Worksheet for breakdown of the requirements per the FJC Standards and how different calculators compare).

4. Handout for employees on their rights
Download this document and print it out for your employees if you are applying for certification. This is required in the FJC standards. This document explains to your employees what the standards cover, and how to access the complaints and appeals process.

5. Worker Organizations
We recommend workers participate in a regional or local worker center or worker organization that can provide support for workers such as trainings, meetings, workshops and other resources. Worker organizations will also provide support when worker rights are violated by ways of appropriate action for filing complaints and finding resolutions to conflicts.

Locations include: California (Bay Area), California (Los Angeles), Washington (Seattle), Illinois (Chicago),Texas (Houston), Florida (Miami), Michigan, Louisiana (New Orleans), New York (NYC), Pennsylvania (Philadelphia), Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh), New England (Boston) and Washington D.C.