CFI-backed bill to provide interpreters in civil cases clears legislature

A CFI-sponsored bill to ensure quality language access for civil court users has cleared the state Senate and Assembly and awaits the governor’s signature.

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CFI region 3 bargaining all about courts wanting to cut costs

The parties discussed wages, video remote interpreting, and early release without pay. Region 3 courts want a one-year deal with no raises, the freedom to implement video remote interpreting, and the ability to send interpreters home without pay at 3 p.m. CFI contended that interpreters have not received raises in six years.

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Court interpreters hold historic meeting with Chief Justice

CFI Representatives had a historic meeting with state Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye to discuss interpreter services and language access in California.

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