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Sunday, May 11th, 2014

Weekend update from the president…

Happy Mother’s Day! It is no secret that this wonderful profession of ours has been dominated by women, and as such, mother’s day is in a way a celebration of interpreting.  Those of us who are in the minority feel proud and privileged to work with so many lovely ladies.  To all of you moms […]

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Thursday, May 8th, 2014

VRI Update #5

Your statewide Video Remote Interpreting committee presented a comprehensive proposal on VRI for court proceedings and ancillary services during its meeting with court representatives from Region 3 this week.

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Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

Update on our new bylaws

The CFI bylaws committee is preparing a draft of the bylaws to circulate to members for input before a vote is taken. The bylaws of our new local will be the foundation for building an organization that advances our profession, advocates for high quality language access, and builds unity among interpreters, with other workers, and with other groups interested in language access.

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Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Weekly message from the president…

Happy Friday, everyone! May is here (along with a summer preview) and we have a lot of activities going on throughout our great state so let’s do a quick update. Last Saturday, April 26th, we had an informational meeting about bargaining in Region 1.  Plenty of interpreters from that region (as well as some from […]

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Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Part Time Interpreter in Sonoma Courts – Spanish

SANTA ROSA _ The Superior Court of Sonoma is seeking a certified Spanish interpreter to work 36 hours a week. See the full posting here.  

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Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Seeking Region 4 Bargaining Committee Nominations

CFI is asking for nominations of eligible members to represent us as the Region 4 Bargaining Committee.

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Monday, April 28th, 2014

Region 1 Returns to the Bargaining Table in May

CFI’s elected bargaining team is set to negotiate with Region 1 courts on May 9.

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Friday, April 25th, 2014

Weekly presidential message…

Happy Friday, everyone! May is just around the corner and it promises to be a pivotal month for CFI so please stay tuned for all the updates that your president will be putting out. Tomorrow (Saturday, April 26th) we are having an informational meeting about bargaining in Region 1.  You might recall that I had […]

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Monday, April 21st, 2014

Legislative update

CFI participated in a series of public hearings held in February and March, and recently submitted the attached written commentS.

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Monday, April 21st, 2014

The president got mail…

…and would like to share it with all members.
To the President of CFI: In the midst of political battles, conflicts and differences of opinions, we feel that the people that are supposed to represent and defend our best interests have lost perspective of the issues that should be our true priorities.

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