Tag Archives: Paul Merriam

COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact and Effects on US T&I Professionals*

By María Baker March started like any other month. I set up my calendar: two conference jobs, a lot of medical interpreting, an interesting translation project, and the Miami Spring into Action 2020 event. Little did we all know that life had other plans. This was a month in which everything would change for us and that certainly included our

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Clarifying AB5: Meaning and Impact for Independent Translators and Interpreters in the US*

  In September 2019, the California State Senate voted to pass California Assembly Bill 5, or AB5. This law requires that people working in California for a company primarily engaged in the type of work that someone working for them is doing (which would include translators working for translation agencies, though not translators working for a company primarily engaged in something

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Meet the members of the ATA SPD Website Committee!

ATA SPD WEBSITE COMMITTEE The SPD website serves as a primary means of communication with Division members and followers. Under the direction of the Division Administrator and the co-webmasters, the Website Committee facilitates communication by handling the website’s design, content, and any updates. The committee works closely with the Administrators and the Digital and Social Media, Professional Development, and Editorial

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