Mercury Proposal for AIJIC
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Those of us who work as independent contractors have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic effects, which has resulted in court closures and the cancellation of most depositions and other jobs. Because of this, we wanted to pass along this information in case you don't have it:
California Court Interpreter Credential Review Procedures
The Judicial Council of California has approved the , effective on January 1, 2020. The procedures put into place a process for the courts, the public, attorneys, other government agencies or private entities to submit a complaint regarding ethical violations or other acts of malfeasance that may call for sanctions on an interpret...
Medical Coverage Through AIJIC
AIJIC members can purchase an affordable healthcare plan offered by Sedera and Apex. The components include:
Apex Preventative Care Plan
Add-on a Sedera membership for medical cost sharing to be used for accidents, illness, and unforeseen medical needs
Teladoc telemedicine (included with Sedera ...
AB5: AIJIC Lobbies in Sacramento
On Wednesday July 10, 2019, AIJIC representatives traveled to Sacramento to speak before the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee to voice our concerns on AB5.
The Commitee chair, Sen. Jerry Hill, convened the meeting and stated that testimony would be heard along these lines: six minutes from those in favor, six minute...
Bill AB5: Help Us Stay Independent
In May 2019, the California Assembly passed Bill AB5, which, if passed by the Senate without revisions and signed by Governor Newsom, will deeply impact our ability to remain as independent contractors.
So far, the bill exempts doctors, dentists, lawyers, architects, accountants, engineers, insurance agents, investment advisers, d...
Affordable Medical Coverage Through AIJIC
Following the lead of other professional organizations, the Association of Independent Judicial Interpreters of California is pleased to announce that its members can now purchase an affordable healthcare plan offered by Sedera and Apex. This plan is provided by the Small Associations Leadership Alliance (SA...
Update: Privately Hired Interpreters and Public Records
Earlier this year AIJIC filed requests, pursuant to the California Public Records Request Act, with the courts of Los Angeles and Orange counties to produce records to explain why the policy of preventing privately hired interpreters from...