The company and guild representatives met Monday in Modesto and Wednesday in Sacramento to continue bargaining on the production center consolidation.
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.
The California Federation of Interpreters is among the groups elated about the defeat of Prop. 32, a measure that sought to prevent unions from using member dues for political purposes.