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No matter what stage of your career, you can get the help you need through this mutually rewarding program.

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Come get a refresh about all the benefits of your ATA membership to see what you're missing!

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Speaking at an ATA conference is a challenging and rewarding opportunity. You will gain recognition as an industry leader by sharing your expertise.

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Looking Ahead

Find a Translator or Interpreter

Getting your message wrong can cost money, ruin your image, and even cost lives. ATA helps you understand the importance of finding professional language services.

Translator vs. Interpreter: What's the difference?

Translator vs. Interpreter

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What is Machine Translation?

Machine Translation

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Client Assistance

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Industry News

Follow the latest developments and media coverage impacting translators, interpreters, their clients, and the language industry as a whole.

Deaf Patient Unknowingly Let Clinic Remove Teeth

A deaf patient said she was unaware she agreed to have seven teeth removed after a Washington dental clinic failed…

New Zealand Hopes to Banish Jargon with Plain Language Law

New Zealand’s Plain Language Bill will require government communications to the public be “clear, concise, well-organized, and audience-appropriate.” For the…

“Blacklisted” Afghan Interpreters were Disqualified from U.S. Visas. Now They’re in Hiding

The rapid and disorganized exit from Afghanistan by the U.S. a year ago left many people in danger under Taliban…

European Parliament Interpreters Call Off Strike

Interpreters for the European Parliament have called off a partial strike, in place since June, after union representatives struck an…

Advocacy & Outreach

ATA supports the issues affecting translators and interpreters and actively promotes the value of their services.

ATA Supports Colorado Legislation to Use ATA-Certified Translators

ATA Supports Colorado Legislation to Use ATA-Certified Translators

By ATA | January 24, 2023

ATA’s mission not only includes promoting the recognition of professional translators and interpreters, but also working to establish standards of competence and ethics. In this capacity, the Association wrote to…

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ATA Statement on Employee or Independent Contractor Classification under the Fair Labor Standards Act

ATA Addresses Potential Misclassification of Workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act

By The ATA Chronicle | December 11, 2022

New Proposed Rule Could Classify Independent Translators and Interpreters as Employees Under the Fair Labor Standards Act Language services companies (LSCs) and, more broadly, companies of all kinds, rely on…

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ATA Action Alert: Share Your Feedback on Proposed Independent Contractor Rule

ATA Action Alert: Share Your Feedback on Proposed Independent Contractor Rule

By ATA | November 10, 2022

This is a special follow-up Action Alert from the ATA Advocacy Committee. Read the original ATA Action Alert: Share Why Contractor Status Works for You. New Proposed Rule Could Classify…

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Member Advantages

ATA members are ready for any challenge with the support of a collaborative community, effective education, and marketing assistance.

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To succeed in today's competitive economy, you need specialized knowledge and an inside track. Being a member of an ATA division is a great way to meet these practical needs of your business.

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Get Involved

As a volunteer-driven organization, member participation is the strength behind ATA’s activities and events. ATA offers many ways to get involved, get connected, and give back.

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Client Education

ATA promotes the recognition of professional translators and interpreters and shows clients the value of your services.

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The demand for translators and interpreters continues to grow. Become part of a community that supports your goals as a language professional.