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Category: Language in Business

1 day ago

New Medical Interpreter Law Proposed

Interpretation, Language in Business, Language Industry News and Events

By MultiLingualStaff

New Medical Interpreter Law Proposed

In the United States, there’s already a federal law stating hospitals have to provide equal language access to limited English proficient (LEP) patients — including… Continue Reading

3 weeks ago

Hospital adapts language plan after LEP deaths

Business News, Interpretation, Language in Business, Language in the News, Multimedia Translation

By MultiLingualStaff

Hospital adapts language plan after LEP deaths

Latino patients who don’t speak English are 35 percent more likely to die from covid-19, Brigham and Women’s Hospital research suggests. Located in Boston, Massachusetts,… Continue Reading

Microsoft Adds Inuktitut, but is that good?

Microsoft Translator has added Inuktitut, but is that a good thing? “Any new tool to encourage language use and learning — especially in Inuktitut —… Continue Reading

3 weeks ago

NYC Mayor requests LSP investigation

Business News, freelancing, Interpretation, Language in Business, Uncategorized

By MultiLingualStaff

NYC Mayor requests LSP investigation

Business News, freelancing, Interpretation, Language in Business, Uncategorized | By MultiLingualStaff on Feb 03, 2021

Last week, MultiLingual reported on accusations against Linguistica International that allege the telephone interpreting (OPI) provider has paid some interpreters as low as 4 USD per… Continue Reading

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Weekly Shorts | January 29, 2021

Daily News reports on “low” interpreter wages This Sunday, New York Daily News reported on language services provider (LSP) Linguistica International paying what the paper calls… Continue Reading

Google Translate Causes Vaccine Mishap

Last week, MultiLingual reported on a Virginia Department of Health website translation error that incorrectly told Spanish speakers they don’t need coronavirus vaccines. New information from… Continue Reading

State of German Industry Report Released

Qualitätssprachendienste Deutschlands (QSD) has released its first report on the state of the German language industry. Compiled from national statistics authority data and the responses… Continue Reading

A New Translation App from…Hyundai?

There’s a new Korean-English translation app out there and it’s made by Hyundai. That’s right: The automobile manufacturer has gotten in the language business. According… Continue Reading

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2 months ago

COVID Lawsuit Implicates Interpreters

Business News, Interpretation, Language in Business, Language in the News, Uncategorized

By Terena Bell

COVID Lawsuit Implicates Interpreters

Interpreters working for meat manufacturer Tyson Foods are now involved in a covid-related lawsuit against the company. The suit, filed September 23rd, alleges Tyson knowingly… Continue Reading

5 months ago

Paper Expands Multilingual Support to Online Services

Language in Business

By MultiLingualStaff

Paper Expands Multilingual Support to Online Services

Language in Business | By MultiLingualStaff on Oct 13, 2020

The educational support system Paper emphasizes language access as among its primary goals to ensure a more equitable education for students across North America. The… Continue Reading

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