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At eLingual.Net, we're committed to connecting professional translators & interpreters with clients in a fair, ethical, and transparent way. (Beta)
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"Court officials said the agreement would raise interpreters’ wages to $92,888 a year by September 2020, though they would still be paid less than interpreters with federal courts or private contractors."

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Court-interpreters-near-end-of-labor-dispute-with-12196004.php
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"Children sometimes interpreted for warring parents. One court employee recalled a woman seeking a domestic violence restraining order having to interpret for her alleged abuser." #translation #interpretation

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-court-interpreter-20170905-story.html
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Foreign-language interpreters walked off their jobs at courtrooms in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa and Marin counties Friday in a dispute over pay and benefits.

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Bay-Area-court-interpreters-hold-walkout-over-pay-11656046.php
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If you think a good translation is expensive, you should look at the cost of a bad translation.

Read on to see just a few examples of the cost, damages, and problems bad translations cause.

https://elingualnetwork.blogspot.com/2014/03/quality-translations-and-interpretations-saves-money.html

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“This Law is an important step toward securing financial stability for the many freelance workers who bring their talents to companies but then struggle to make ends meet because of unpaid wages and broken promises,” said DCA Commissioner Lorelei Salas.

http://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/307-17/freelancers-aren-t-free-mayor-first-nation-protections-freelance-workers
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4 Common Mistakes Translation Clients Make...and where they can find professional translators.
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“The real issue here is that the courts have consistently treated interpreters differently and ‘less than’ other court employees, and we’re also grossly underpaid for our skills,” Aranguren said. “We’re just not recognized as a professional group that warrants professional pay and we’ve been marginalized for years.”

http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/05/04/contra-costa-court-interpreters-call-one-day-strike/
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