IGA Meets With CA Department of Industrial Relations

We met with Christine Baker, Director of the DIR (Department of Industrial Relations) and Destie Overpeck, Workers Compensation Administrator, on Monday, November 17, at their headquarters in Oakland, CA. We explained that we were speaking on behalf of the Certified/Registered Independent Admin and Court Interpreters that work in the private sector. For most of the interpreters

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L A Times Reports on Language Access Plan in California

11/04/14 – The Los Angeles Times reports on the call for compliance from the US Department of Justice and the California Judicial Council’s response. Both CFI (California Federation of Interpreters) and IGA (Interpreters Guild of America, formerly TTIG) have been tracking and providing comments to the Language Access Plan working group. Below is a link to the

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Governor signs into law AB2370 : The Interpreter Credential Verification Bill

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.

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