Oregon Interpreter and Translator Classification Confusion

This article is based on a post I originally wrote for the Oregon Society of Translators and Interpreters in March 2016. There had been a presentation where members heard that Oregon Statute ORS 657.048 states: “Employment does not include services performed by language translators and interpreters that are provided for others through an agent or [...]

By |2020-02-05T09:04:14-08:00February 5th, 2020|Advocacy, Interpreting, Translation|

My Testimony on HB 4115

I support this bill, since it improves the provision of language access for the Limited English Proficient population of the State of Oregon. A professional workforce is essential for providing quality services. Other medical services all require accreditation to perform their work. Nurses, doctors, psychologists are required to be licensed or accredited to perform their [...]

By |2020-02-04T22:53:33-08:00February 4th, 2020|Advocacy, Certification|