AB 5/AB 2257

KUSI interviews Marybel Carino

Brilliant TV news interview of interpreter and CoPTIC advocate Marybel Carino on facts that make language professionals independent and fallout from flawed AB 5 on her and thousands of colleagues facing termination. She describes firsthand relationships with the law’s sponsor & Senate President & urgent need to #FixAB5. Click here to watch interview.

KUSI News Article

Impact of gig worker bill AB 5 on translators and interpreters SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – She’s one of those people with a unique talent. Highly trained, highly specialized and as of today highly endagered in California. “I do medical translations, vital life saving translations for about 50-clients all over the world. As of today, those …

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ATA Position on AB 5 and Mandatory Employee Classification

The American Translators Association (ATA), the voice of interpreters and translators in the United States, represents 10,000 professional translators and interpreters who work in a wide array of fields. There are more than 57,000 translators and interpreters in the US working in a market estimated to be worth $13.29 billion l. ATA believes that California …

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TAALS Position Statement on AB 5

The American Association of Language Specialists issued the following position statement on AB 5 supporting an exemption from application of the new law.   Position Statement of TAALS – The American Association of Language Specialists – on California Assembly Bill 5 The Honorable Assembly Woman Lorena GonzalezThe Honorable Anthony J. Portantino, Chair of Appropriations CommitteeThe …

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AIIC Position Statement on AB 5

The International Association of Conference Interpreters issued the following position statement on AB 5 supporting an exemption from application of the new law.   The United States chapter of the International Association of Conference Interpreters(AIIC) represents over 190 members in the United States. Conference interpreters provideessential linguistic support to meetings that generally last one to …

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