2020 Arnold/Jones/Evans Scholarship Fund

Application for the 2020 Arnold/Jones/Evans Scholarship Fund is now open. Five $2,000 scholarships will be awarded. The deadline to apply is Thursday, August 13th, 2020.

Requirements to apply:
*Must be a Nevada high school senior in the graduating class of 2020 with a 2.0 or higher GPA.
*Upload unofficial transcripts.
*Student must be planning to attend a college, university, vocational, or trade school.
*One parent must be an active or retired member in good standing of any local union affiliated with the Nevada State AFL-CIO (Culinary Union and Bartenders Union are part of the Nevada State AFL-CIO).
*You must write a 1,000 words (minimum) essay answering the prompt below.
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COVID-19 Pandemic has now been affecting the country since March 2020. At that point in time the Nevada unemployment rate was 3.5 to 4%. Since then it has skyrocketed to close to 30%. Numerous workers have died as a result of exposure to the disease. Businesses have been closed for extended periods of time. Nevada is just now starting to reopen for business.

Beyond the high unemployment rates, what issues do you foresee in the future for Nevada’s Labor workforce?

How will the pandemic affect the workforce going forward and what do you feel are changes that will be made in the future that will impact workers?

What steps can be taken to address these issues going forward?
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The 2020 Arnold/Jones/Evans Scholarship is administered through the Public Education Foundation.
 
Verification of college enrollment (class schedule) will be required during the summer before check is mailed to the college. Scholarship funds must be applied toward tuition, fees, and other appropriate educational expenses.
 
The funds will be disbursed in equal payments over two semesters.
 
The deadline to apply is Thursday, August 13th, 2020. APPLY TODAY: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/9686
 

 
Ya se están aceptando solicitudes para la Beca del Fondo Arnold/Jones/Evans del 2020. Se otorgarán cinco becas de $2,000. La fecha límite para presentar su solicitud es jueves 13 de agosto del 2020.
 
Los requisitos de la solicitud son los siguientes:
*Debe ser estudiante de último año de secundaria/preparatoria (high school) graduado con la clase del 2020, con un promedio de calificaciones (GPA) de 2.0 o más alto.
*Debe cargar por internet la transcripción no oficial de sus calificaciones.
*El estudiante debe tener planes de asistir a una universidad (de 4 años), universidad de cursos básicos (community college), o escuela vocacional o técnica.
*Uno de los padres debe ser miembro activo o jubilado en buen estado de cualquier sindicato local que esté afiliado con el AFL-CIO estatal de Nevada (la Unión Culinaria y la Unión de Cantineros son parte del AFL-CIO de Nevada).
*Debe redactar un ensayo de 1,000 palabras (como mínimo) contestando el tema descrito a continuación.
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La Pandemia de COVID-19 ha estado afectando al país desde marzo del 2020. En aquel entonces la tasa de desempleo en Nevada estaba entre 3.5 y 4%. Desde entonces, esta se ha disparado hasta casi un 30%. Un gran número de trabajadores ha muerto por ser expuestos a esta enfermedad. Los negocios han estado cerrados por largos periodos. Nevada apenas está volviendo a abrir sus negocios.

Aparte de la alta tasa de desempleo, ¿cuáles problemas anticipa usted que habrá en el futuro de la fuerza laboral de Nevada?

¿De qué forma afectará la pandemia a la fuerza laboral en adelante, y cuáles cambios siente usted que se harán en el futuro que tendrán impacto en los trabajadores?

¿Qué pasos se pueden tomar para abordar estos problemas en adelante?
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La Beca del Fondo Arnold/Jones/Evans del 2020 es administrada a través de Public Education Foundation (la Fundación de Educación Pública).
 
Se requerirá verificación de su inscripción universitaria (horario de clases) durante el verano antes de enviar el cheque a la institución escolar. Los fondos de la beca deben aplicarse a la colegiatura, cuotas, y demás gastos educativos apropiados.
 
Los fondos se distribuirán en pagos iguales durante dos semestres.
 
La fecha límite para presentar su solicitud es jueves 13 de agosto del 2020. SOLICÍTELA HOY: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/9686
 

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Employers

Know Your Rights

ENGLISH: Solidarity Resources: Know Your Rights, Protect Yourself, Your Family and Your Coworkers

ESPANOL: Recursos de Solidaridad: Conozca sus Derechos Protéjase, Proteja a su Familia y a sus Compañeros de Trabajo

Para leer la siguiente información en español, haga clic aquí: http://www.culinaryunion226.org/en-espanol/actue/conozca-sus-derechos

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If ICE comes to your workplace or stops you in public, you have the right to:

• Remain silent and not provide information that can be used against you. Lying or providing false information can have very serious consequences.

• Speak to an attorney. By speaking to an attorney before you answer questions, you can make informed decisions about what to say and what information to provide.

• Not sign any document ICE presents to you. You have the right to speak with an attorney before signing anything.

• Leave if you are not being detained. You have the right to ask the ICE officer if you are being detained or are free to go. If you are not being detained, you have the right to walk away. Stay calm and do not run.

NOTE: In case of an ICE raid in your workplace, contact your union rep or shop steward immediately.

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If ICE comes to your home, you have the right to:

• See a warrant BEFORE you open the door. You have the right to refuse to allow ICE or police to enter your home unless the officers show a court warrant signed by a judicial officer (usually a judge).

• A warrant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is never enough! You have the right to ask ICE to slide
the warrant under the door so you can inspect it. You do not have to open the door until they do. If it is an arrest warrant, it must be signed by a judicial officer and have your name on it. If it is a search warrant, it must be signed by a judicial officer and have the exact address of your home. If you open the door to ICE without a court warrant, this may be seen as giving “consent” to have your home entered and searched.

• Remain silent. Present the Rights Card at the end of this booklet to officers. If you talk about your immigration status, your country of origin or how you got to the U.S., this information could be used against you.

NOTE: ICE agents can and do lie in order to gain entrance to your home.

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If you are stopped in your car:

• You have the right to remain silent, to speak to your attorney, to leave if you are not being arrested or detained, and to not sign anything without speaking to your attorney.

• If you are the driver of the vehicle, you may be required to show your license, registration and proof of insurance.

• Take note of which kind of law enforcement agent has stopped you (sheriff, city or county police, state trooper, or immigration officer), and the name and badge number of the agent.

Remember: Presenting false documents or false identification can lead to serious legal consequences.

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Carry A Rights Card

Keep this card (and the phone number of an immigration attorney) with you at all times. These rights apply to everyone in the United States—carrying this card is an important reminder of those rights, especially for those of us in communities that face racial profiling by police or ICE.

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