Rafa Lombardino California Assembly Bill # 5, or AB5 for short, came as a result of a court case that went to the Supreme Court of California involving Los Angeles County and Dynamex Operations West, Inc., a transportation and logistics company. The purpose of this bill was to … [Read more...] about What is AB5, and how is it affecting translators and interpreters in California?
As many of you may already know, the ATA Board has voted to raise the registration fee for the Certification Exam from $300 to $525, effective January 1, 2019. While the board acknowledges this is a significant increase, it is necessary to keep up with the costs involved in … [Read more...] about ATA Certification Exam registration fee increase
Becoming a literary translator is a notoriously difficult thing to do, but that hasn’t discouraged Daniel Hahn, Guest Speaker for the Portuguese Language Division in 2016, to do something about it. After winning the International Dublin Literary Award for his translation of José … [Read more...] about Winner of TA first translation award announced
Photo Credit: PicJumbo Rafa Lombardino As we’ve been doing every year, here’s an update to a list of podcasts translators and interpreters can listen to in order to learn more from peers and brainstorm good ideas on how to boost their own business. For previous posts on … [Read more...] about Podcasts for Language Lovers
Photo by Photopin Dear PLD Members, The new year always brings many personal and professional resolutions, and 2017 also brings elections to our division. PLD elections occur every two years and, earlier this year, the PLD Leadership requested volunteers to form … [Read more...] about Selecting a New Administration for the 2017-2019 Term