What is AB5? California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 18, 2019. The bill codifies the so-called Dynamex decision on the distinction between independent contractors and employees. The bill does not contain any explicit exemption … [Read more...] about Questions about AB5?
By Fernanda Brandão-Galea and Erin Teske This year’s Monterey Forum focused on the changing landscape of the language services industry. The authors discuss the overarching themes, giving examples from a variety of presentations and keynote speeches. Many of the … [Read more...] about Monterey Forum 2019
By Rachel Critelli Margarita Bekker explained how healthcare interpreters can protect themselves and others from transmissible diseases on the job. The NCTA hosted Margarita Bekker for a lively presentation entitled “Infection Control and Industrial Safety for … [Read more...] about Nature is Trying to Kill Us
By Gabrielle Dahms Jeannette Stewart shared her ideas for solving one of the language service industry’s biggest challenges—its invisibility. At our May 11 General Meeting, Jeannette Stewart shared her extensive experience in globalization management. The backbone of … [Read more...] about Language Industry Visibility
By Anne-Charlotte Giovangrandi A veteran SAMiste shares her experiences at the 2018 Medical English Seminar in Lyon-will you join her in 2020? Short for Séminaire d’anglais médical, SAM is organized every other year in Lyon, France, by the Société française des … [Read more...] about SAM at a Glance