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ATA Calls for Fair Working Conditions for Translators and Subtitlers in the Entertainment Industry

November 18, 2021

ATA has shared an open letter in response to recent statements in the press and on social media about a shortage of professional translators and subtitlers. The letter is a call for fair working conditions for translators in the entertainment industry.

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Congratulations to the Newly Elected Officers and Directors!

September 23, 2021

ATA held its regularly scheduled elections on Thursday, October 28, at the Annual Meeting of Voting Members during ATA62’s Annual Conference.

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The ATA Podcast — Episode 68: Inside Specialization – Medical Interpreting

September 16, 2021

In Episode 68, learn about the skills, training, and commitment needed to work in the very personally rewarding field of medical interpreting!

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ATA Urges Administration to Prioritize Evacuation of Afghan Interpreters and Their Families

August 25, 2021

ATA has written letters to President Biden and other administration officials urging Congress to immediately prioritize the evacuation of Afghan interpreters and their families to a safe location outside Afghanistan.

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Registration Is Open! ATA 62nd Annual Conference (In Person and Virtually)

July 27, 2021

Whether attending in person or virtually, you’ll get everything you need to thrive as a professional translator or interpreter! Check out what to expect at ATA’s 62nd Annual Conference, October 27-30, 2021, and start making plans now!

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ATA Joins Red-T in Advocating for Interpreters

May 3, 2021

ATA has joined Red-T’s international language coalition and Amnesty International to request the urgent relocation of interpreters who assisted American forces in Afghanistan.

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Stand Up, Take Action! ATA Asks Senate to Amend PRO Act

March 12, 2021

The Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021, also known as PRO Act, represents a dramatic change in U.S. labor law, including the adoption of the ABC worker classification test at the federal level. This will make it more difficult for individuals to claim independent contractor status. We are calling on ATA members to contact their senators as soon as possible to inform them of the serious unintended consequences of PRO Act on our industry.

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ATA Endorses H.R. 1009 to Require Federal Agencies to Translate Materials Related to COVID-19

March 10, 2021

Read ATA’s letter to the U.S. House of Representatives in support of H.R. 1009, which would require all federal agencies that receive federal assistance related to the COVID-19 pandemic to translate COVID-19 material prepared for the general public into multiple languages.

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ATA 2021 Elections: Slate of Candidates

March 9, 2021

ATA will hold its regularly scheduled elections at ATA’s 62nd Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to elect a president-elect, secretary, treasurer, and three directors. Here are the candidates proposed by the Nominating and Leadership Development Committee!

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