Newsbriefs: August 16, 2021

By ATA | August 16, 2021

In This Issue: Grow & Learn with ATA62, ATA62 Employee Discount, Video Game Localization, Conference Interpreting, Consecutive Note-Taking, Survey Deadline Extended, Board Meeting Summary, B2BB: Niche Markets, Exhibit at ATA62, The ATA Chronicle, and more.

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Newsbriefs: August 2, 2021

By ATA | August 2, 2021

In This Issue: ATA62 Registration Open, B2BB: Building a Network, Next ATA Board Mtg, Webinar Doubleheader, Podcast Episode 62, Become an Exhibitor, ATA 2021 Elections, Free Webinar, #WITMonth, Video Game Localization, Consecutive Note-Taking, Translatio, The ATA Chronicle, and more.

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Certification Exam Study Groups

By ATA | August 2, 2021

The advent of the online ATA certification exam has led to increased interest in certification and in the establishment of study groups to prepare…

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Federal Case Involving Linguist Recruiters Dismissed

By ATA | July 19, 2021

A federal judge in Virginia has dismissed indictments against six linguistic recruiters accused of participating in a scheme to defraud the U.S. Army by…

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Biden Defends Afghan Pullout, Sets Evacuation for Interpreters

By ATA | July 19, 2021

President Biden defended the U.S. military pullout from Afghanistan, claiming the U.S. met goals outlined 20 years ago, while pledging that his administration would…

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California Fines Los Angeles County Superior Court for Safety Violations during Pandemic

By ATA | July 19, 2021

After COVID-19 outbreaks and the deaths of several court interpreters who worked in Los Angeles County courthouses, California’s Division of Occupational Health and Safety…

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Newsbriefs: July 15, 2021

By ATA | July 15, 2021

In This Issue: Inside Specialization, ATA Compensation Survey, Member Orientation Session, Final Call! School Outreach, B2BB: Building a Network, Third Webinar Doubleheader, AFTI Scholarships, The ATA Chronicle, and more.

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Newsbriefs: July 1, 2021

By ATA | July 1, 2021

In This Issue: ATA Compensation Survey, ATA Halftime Show, Back to Business Basics, School Outreach, Advocacy Update, Free Member Webinar, Third Webinar Doubleheader, AFTI Scholarships, Voting Membership, The ATA Chronicle, and more.

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ATA Compensation Survey

By ATA | June 24, 2021

ATA announces the launch of its Compensation Survey As an ongoing effort to provide business strategies and solutions, this survey is an important service…

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In Virginia, Language a Barrier for Latino Victims of Violence Seeking Help

By ATA | June 18, 2021

In Virginia, language continues to be a barrier for Latino victims of violence in need of assistance. A Richmond nonprofit is seeking to change…

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U.S. Department of Justice Settles with Pennsylvania City over Language Barriers to Spanish-Speaking Residents

By ATA | June 18, 2021

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a settlement with a Pennsylvania police department after launching a civil rights investigation into potential barriers…

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Hundreds More Afghans and Their Families to be Allowed to Settle in U.K.

By ATA | June 18, 2021

Plans to rapidly relocate hundreds more Afghans who worked for the British military and U.K. government, mostly as interpreters, have been announced. Including family…

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