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“The redevelopment of Campbell’s field is bringing state of the art athletic facilities to Rutgers students and the families in Camden City,” Norcross said. “Giving the community access to open spaces, including playing fields, that used to be closed to them is a big deal and we are proud of the teamwork between local leaders, Rutgers, and community leaders to make this a reality.”
“Workplace safety at Amazon’s New Jersey warehouses is clearly not a priority, otherwise the rate of injury would be decreasing — not skyrocketing,” Norcross said, asking for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to intervene.
On Tuesday, Giordano and a number of other industry experts joined U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (D-1) for a roundtable discussion in Camden. The group praised the state for including the Labor Peace Agreement requirement, and hopes other states will do the same in the future.
State lawmakers slammed Amazon over the report, and Rep. Donald Norcross, D-Camden, accused Amazon on Twitter of "putting profits over safety."
Norcross, co-chair of the Congressional Labor Caucus, told Truthout that the increase in funding is crucial to support the current burgeoning labor uprising.
In a letter led by Rep. Donald Norcross (D-N.J.), 145 House Democrats and four Republicans ask Reps.
Norcross told HuffPost that the NLRB was being “starved to death over the course of the last decade,” and that workers trying to bargain collectively will ultimately pay the price.
Reps. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and Donald Norcross (D-N.J.). met with employees from marijuana businesses in New Jersey, where legal sales for recreational use began last week.
“Nothing prepares you,” said Rep. Donald Norcross (D-N.J.), “for meeting with the victims of war face to face.”
Asked about the potential broader impact of unionization on drug testing policies in legal states, Norcross stressed that the “one thing having a union will absolutely do is give you a voice in the workplace—and give you the ability to have representation if you are accused” of violating a given policy.