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…

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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,…

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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…

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

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

By ATA | November 9, 2022

Language services companies (LSCs) and, more broadly, companies of all kinds, rely on the skilled labor of translators and interpreters working as independent contractors.…

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ATA Call to Action: Language Access in Health Care

ATA Call to Action: Language Access in Health Care

By ATA | October 4, 2022

Last week, the ATA Advocacy Committee called on our members to tell the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) why proposed changes…

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ATA Advises California City Council on Language Access

ATA Advises California City Council on Language Access

By ATA | September 1, 2022

Following Santa Maria City Council’s decision against adding live interpreting services to its meetings, ATA reminded the mayor and council members in writing of…

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ATA Supports Interpreters Seeking Fair Pay in Nevada

ATA Supports Interpreters Seeking Fair Pay in Nevada

By ATA | August 16, 2022

ATA has written to Nevada’s Court Administration Office of the Eighth Judicial District Court in support of fair compensation for freelance interpreters working in…

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ATA Action Alert

ATA Action Alert: Share Why Contractor Status Works for You

By ATA | June 23, 2022

This is a special Action Alert from the ATA Advocacy Committee! Potential Misclassification of Workers Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) The U.S. Department…

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ATA Wins FIT’s Best Website Prize

By ATA | June 16, 2022

The International Federation of Translators (FIT) has announced ATA’s website as the winner of its Best Website Prize! The award recognizes the website that…

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T&I Stakeholders Talk Interconnections

By The ATA Chronicle | May 17, 2022

Interconnections are key to shaping legislation and policy, facilitating technology and its integration, and crafting education and training in ways that benefit the translation and interpreting industry as well as the greater language enterprise.

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ATA comments on Oregon HB 2359

ATA Comments on Oregon’s HB 2359

By ATA | April 18, 2022

ATA has written the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to urge the agency to address access for individuals speaking languages of lesser diffusion as it…

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ATA Statement Supporting Interpreters and Translators Impacted by Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

ATA Statement Supporting Interpreters and Translators Impacted by Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

By ATA | March 2, 2022

ATA unequivocally condemns the Russian Federation’s military invasion of and assault on Ukraine. We want to express our solidarity with and support for our…

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