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Join Nationwide Webinar May 5 on Victory by Linguists in Pennsylvania

“What Worked to WIN?” Features Front-Line Interpreters Whose Campaign May Be a Blueprint for Colleagues. Space Limited. Secure Yours Today You are invited to this free webinar on Thursday, May 5, to find out. Join interpreters, translators, educators, and allies nationwide to celebrate a win that has ripple effects for all of us.  “What Worked to …

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Free NCIHC Webinar – The ProAct: How to Protect Your Livelihood (because, yes, we need to), presented by Hans Johnson and Lorena Ortiz Schneider – Jan 26, 2022

This 90-minute webinar will take place on January 26, 2022at 1:30 PM Eastern / 12:30 PM Central / 10:30 AM Pacific. Did you think the threat of taking away freelance status ended in California? It didn’t. Now we have to fix a Federal Bill that portends similar danger to linguists and the people we serve. …

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Practical Protection for California Linguists Approved in AB 2257

The terms of AB 2257, the clean-up bill granting exemption from application of AB 5 within various different business relationships, can be difficult to understand. CoPTIC has broken it down into more comprehensible units as it applies to translators and interpreters. The following is an informational summary for you to refer to as you read …

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The importance of considering professional interpreters in AB 1850

Does this story of a language barrier end well, or in heartbreak? In California, that often depends on whether a professional linguist is present.  We are pleased that CalMatters has published this eye-opening article by Jose García and Lorena Ortiz Schneider, CoPTIC’s chair.  Professional interpreters save lives. AB 1850 should include, not omit them. Read …

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