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Couples Counseling: Reimagining the Freelancer–Company Relationship, Part II

It is naïve (and not even necessarily desirable) to think that all companies and freelancers will be able to work with each other successfully, but there are matches out there for all of us; we just have to work to find them. Here we have a key set of rules we can follow to get… READ MORE »

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Lawyer Threatened Rape Victim with Deportation

A rape trial set to begin yesterday in Baltimore has been postponed. The lawyer for the accused was recorded both offering $3,000 to the victim not to testify--and threatening her. He said she risked deportation under the Trump administration if she testified.  . The lawyer has been arrested. So has his interpreter. The lawyer warned… READ MORE »

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IITA Annual Conference in Des Moines on June 16th & 17th, 2017!

The Iowa Interpreters and Translators Association (IITA) 13th Annual Conference and Members General Meeting "Interpretation and Translation: Responding to the Needs of Our Global Society" will be held on Saturday, June 17, with pre-conference sessions on Friday, June 16, 2017. Location: DMACC Urban Campus, Des Moines, Iowa. Featuring intensive pre-conference workshops on Friday with: - National expert in medical interpreting/translation GLORIA M. RIVERA from the… READ MORE »

Related to: ASL, Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Remote Interpreting, Translators

Ruling says immigration court interpreters are EMPLOYEES! not contractors..

Officials at the National Labor Relations Board have found that immigration court interpreters should be considered employees rather than independent contractors. The determination is a major — though preliminary — win for the Guild, which has been working to help immigration interpreters fighting for their job rights. To read this article on Intersect website, you can… READ MORE »

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The Ins and Outs of Hiring a Certified Judicial Interpreter For Deposition or Trial

It is a good idea for all professional interpreters to be able to articulate what it is that we do and why the right credentials are important to supporting meaningful communication. This interview with Roxane King, which Todd Persson, co-founder of Cleveland Reporting Partners has graciously allowed us to re-post, showcases a court reporter’s appreciation… READ MORE »

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