Right to Work Public Service Announcement

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
September 13, 2010 – October 11, 2010


ENGLISH:

Voice 1: I went to apply for a job and they told me they only hire US citizens, but I have work authorization!

Voice 2: Just because I have an accent, he told me he needed to see my papers, he hadn’t even offered me the job yet!

Voice 3: If you have the right to work-it’s illegal for employers to discriminate based on citizenship status or national origin. Don’t let this stop you from getting hired! Call Texas RioGrande Legal Aid at 1-800-369-2792, again that’s 1-800-369-2792.

SPANISH:

Voice1: Fui a buscar trabajo y me dijeron que solo contratan a ciudadanos americanos, pero tengo permiso de trabajo!

Voice 2: Solo porque tengo un acento querían ver mis papeles, ni me habían ofrecido el trabajo!

Voice 3: Si usted tiene el derecho de trabajar-es ilegal que empleadores le discriminen a base de su estado de ciudadanía o de su país de origen. Protege sus derechos. Llame Texas RioGrande Legal Aid al 1-800-369-2792, es 1-800-369-2792.

Pre-recorded audio clips of these announcements can be downloaded at www.trla.org/press.

Established in 1970, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc. (TRLA) is a nonprofit organization that provides free legal services to low-income and disadvantaged clients in a 68-county service area. TRLA’s mission is to promote the dignity, self-sufficiency, safety and stability of low-income Texas residents by providing high-quality legal assistance and related educational services.

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Pre-Recorded Clips

English

Spanish

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