California GC68560 Amendments Effective 01/01/2015

Here’s a boiled down version of what interpreters will be saying on the record all over California court and deposition proceedings. It’s the result of legislation AB 2370 (Chau) co-sponsored by IGA and CFI to amend the code to include putting our certification credentials on the record. Interpreters’ Deposition Quick Reference: As of January 1, 2015

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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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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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