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Sunday, June 14th, 2015

CFI Local 39000 Replacement Bylaws Announced

CFI President announces proposed replacement bylaws for CFI Local 39000

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Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Region 2 postpones implementing VRI

Region 2 postpones court implementation of Video Remote Interpreting until 2016.

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Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Board Meeting set for this Thursday, June 11th at 8 pm

New Meeting Thu, Jun 11, 2015 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/907636109 You can also dial in using your phone. United States : +1 (657) 220-3412 Access Code: 907-636-109

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Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

OC recognizes Region 4 colleagues for mobilizing efforts

SANTA ANA _ Orange County interpreters held a celebratory lunch and awards ceremony recently to recognize colleagues who helped galvanize employees during contract negotiations.          

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Monday, May 18th, 2015

CFI Opposes Workers Compensation Fee and Rule Changes

CFI is opposing the new fee schedule and policies proposed for Workers Compensation, explaining that the change will lead to lower quality interpreting and less language access.

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Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Region 4 reaches 3-year deal with 9% raise

A day after dozens of interpreters rallied outside the Orange County Courthouse for a fair contract, CFI’s bargaining team reached a deal Tuesday that would give interpreters a 9% raise spread over the next 3 years.

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Monday, May 11th, 2015

Region 4 Interpreters rally before mediation

Dozens of interpreters marched outside the Orange County Superior Court on Monday, a day before CFI’s bargaining committee goes to mediation with the courts.

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Friday, May 8th, 2015

Rally for a fair contract! Monday in OC

Monday, May 11, 2015; 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at Orange County Superior Court Central Justice Center, 700 Civic Center Drive West in Santa Ana.

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Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

NAJIT conference May 15-17 in Atlanta

Our colleagues at the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators host their annual gathering, CIMCE credit available.

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Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Bargaining Over the Unknown in Region 2

Union and court representatives met for the third time to bargain over the impacts of implementing Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) in Region 2. CFI pointed out that courts have not put forward a clear implementation plan for VRI, in effect expecting the Union to bargain over too many unknowns.

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