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“It’s about jobs and a career; it’s about education and it’s about security,” Norcross said. “Imagine the world today 20 years from now and what our economy is going to look like based on clean power. It’s about giving opportunities to kids who want to go to school and succeed, whether you’re a welder or an engineer.”
Congressman Donald Norcross has been an advocate and an ally of the Camden County Addiction Awareness Task Force since its inception and has called for accountability from these corporations from the beginning.
Starbucks Workers United has asked Schultz to sign onto the group’s “Fair Election Principles” asking for non-interference during the union campaign. Labor Caucus co-chair Rep. Donald Norcross (D-New Jersey) echoed that appeal in the press call on Wednesday. “Howard, do the right thing here,” Norcross said.
Last week, those efforts got a $500,000 boost, as U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, a Camden resident, announced the funds would be part of a $4.3 million federal infusion for community projects in the region that also includes money for Rowan University, Cooper University Healthcare, Garden State Equality, Volunteers of America, Camden County Police and others.
"We're not going to have World War III because of this," Norcross said. "We are supplying an unprecedented [number] of arms to train people day by day."
Rep. Donald Norcross, a New Jersey Democrat and longtime member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, said it is “fundamentally wrong” that Starbucks is allowed to legally discourage organizing under federal labor law.
“That 80% of Americans say we should stop buying Russian oil in the name of defending democracy proves the depth of our support for the Ukrainian people,” U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, D-Camden, said in a statement last week calling on both the state and federal governments to suspend gas taxes.
“We see the deaths. We see the heartbroken parents who have lost a child, and it just reconfirms that what we’re doing [with these kits] is the right thing,” Norcross said.
During the March 14 event, Grant received several gifts, including a United States flag from the U.S. Capitol Building, proclamations and accolades from Norcross and other elected leaders at the town hall meeting, including State Assemblyman Bill Moen, Camden County Commissioner Louis Cappelli and Bellmawr Mayor Chuck Sauter.
FIRST IN SHIFT: Members of the House’s Labor Caucus are scheduled to meet Wednesday with representatives of the Starbucks unionization effort. Among the expected attendees is Jaz Brisack, the Rhodes scholar and Western New York barista who has become a prominent voice of the organizing push.