Alfonso Interpreting Language Blog

Thoughts on all aspects of the language industry

July 20, 2017
JAlfonso

When Good People Are Unethical: PROFESSIONALISM Part 1

Imagine this. Instead of hiring a professional interpreter who is familiar with and cognizant of the code of ethics, an untrained bilingual person is hired to simply cover the assignment. Without proper knowledge and training, the bilingual person serving as an “interpreter” will most likely unconsciously commit serious ethical violations while at the same time

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July 14, 2017
JAlfonso

Mayor Riesgo de Lesiones y Muerte de Obreros Latinos

Por Jeff Alfonso Se publica este artículo con el consentimiento del periódico LATINO NEWSPAPER, donde se publicó originalmente el 23 de junio de 2017, vol. 1070 El último informe del Departamento de Trabajo EE.UU. demuestra que, en 2016, los latinos forman 30 por ciento de la mano de obra de construcción estadounidense.  Hay más de

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July 14, 2017
JAlfonso

Higher Risk of Injury and Death for Latino Workers

By Jeff Alfonso This article is posted with permission from LATINO NEWSPAPER. It was originally published on June 23, 2017 in issue #1070   The latest research from the U.S. Department of Labor shows that in 2016, Hispanics comprised 30% of the United State construction workforce.  There are over 10 million construction workers nationwide; 3

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June 15, 2017
EOAlfonso

Alfonso Interpreting Partners with Peak Safety Performance

Peak Safety Performance is a leading full-service safety consulting company in South Carolina. Its mission is to build a high-performance contractor safety culture in the South Carolina Upstate. Alfonso Interpreting has a special focus in providing Spanish-language safety training. Jeff Alfonso is an authorized OSHA® construction and industry outreach trainer and is fluent in both

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May 19, 2017
EOAlfonso

Staff Court Interpreter for a Day

Most people take vacation. It is necessary for one to relax, rejuvenate, and recharge oneself to return to duty. When someone capable will cover the vacationing individual, the person leaves with a sense of relief. Staff interpreters also take vacation, but court dockets continue to be heard in their absence. The solution? Contract court interpreter

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