William J. Graeper

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Name: William J. Graeper
Date registered: April 12, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Great Article by my great friend Francesco Pagano — April 5, 2012
  2. Continuing Education — March 23, 2012
  3. Fair Playing Field Act of 2012 — March 9, 2012
  4. Great presentation on IC vs EE — March 3, 2012
  5. ATA Conference Last Week — October 30, 2011

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  2. Language Line Services Responds to LSA — 1 comment

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Apr
05

Great Article by my great friend Francesco Pagano

April 5, 2012   Nadesha Mijoba (pictured below) told me a shocking story last week. Nadesha runs her own consulting firm promoting organizational change through cultural and linguistic competence.  She’s also a trained interpreter and a trainer of medical interpreters (with 20 years of experience).  One day Nadesha felt so… read more »

Mar
23

Continuing Education

Giovanni Donatelli,a great friend & language service provider has formed a entity to further enhanc interpreter skills. Here’s the link. http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Gaining-professional-edge-continuing-education-3957682%2ES%2E102934837?view=&gid=3957682&type=member&item=102934837&trk=eml-anet_dig-b_nd-pst_ttle-cn

Mar
09

Fair Playing Field Act of 2012

Senator John Kerry is once again attempting to to limit the use of Independent Contacts with SB2145. See some text on this legislation. http://www.dcemploymentlawupdate.com/

Mar
03

Great presentation on IC vs EE

Excellent video presentation on the topic of employee classification. Take 12 minutes of your time and view it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgZdWAmo39Q

Oct
30

ATA Conference Last Week

During the Boston American Translators Association, I went through the exhibits. Two exhibitors were the Department of State, and the FBI. Both agencies have thousands of independent contractors, and can’t function without them. The FBI told me it would cost them $47M more to have them as employees! They are… read more »

Sep
27

Lou Provenzano is at it again

Now he has sent a letter to Vice- President Joe Biden. Apparently he didn’ t get very far with the President. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/global-leader-in-interpretation-services-urges-vice-president-biden-suspend-federal-contracts-for-companies-misclassifying-employees-2011-09-27

Aug
16

Wow -a powerful piece from a freelancer

http://translationmusings.com/2011/08/15/freelance-translators-and-interpreters-are-not-employees/#comments

Aug
12

Good New Posting on Independent Contractor law

http://www.tvnewscheck.com/article/2011/08/12/53223/worker-misclassification-could-spell-trouble

Jul
27

IRS Section 530 – Industry Safe Haven

Good Article in “Accounting Today” regarding IRS Ruling on Industry Safe Haven “In order to be eligible for Section 530 relief, an employer must meet three requirements: reporting consistency; substantive consistency; and “reasonable basis” authority. To satisfy the “reporting consistency” requirement, a business must have filed all of its required… read more »

Jul
21

Urgent,

alert from NHeLP and others. URGENT: Comments Needed on Important Language Access Standard NSCLC, APALC and NHeLP asking advocates to submit by July 25 IMPORTANT: Please provide comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) on proposed regulations… read more »

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