SB863 is an ambitious set of reforms to the CA Workers Comp system that has been passed into law and is designed to implement broad reductions in the direct costs to Insurance Carriers. The DIR (Department of Industrial Relations), charged with implementing the reforms, is looking for ways to cut Workers Comp costs for the insurance companies.
SAN FRANCISCO _ Certified and Registered Interpreters enrolled in the Judicial Council’s Master List should have received the Annual Renewal and Compliance packet in their inbox or mailbox. These forms and payment must reach the Court Language Access Support Program office by December 31. The Court Language Access Support Program sent the packets electronically in September
SACRAMENTO _ Gov. Brown signed into law a CFI (California Federation of Interpreters) and IGA (Interpreters Guild of America) sponsored bill that mandates an interpreter’s certification be stated and verified on the record for court proceedings and depositions, and requiring an interpreter to show identification to prove their certification or registration status, his office announced Thursday.