Tag: Interpreters


Interpreters fight to save program — and $12 million in federal funding

DSHS interpreters who recently voted to make WFSE/AFSCME the union for 2,000 interpreters statewide wasted no time becoming union activists as they fight to save their program. About 100 interpreters and their allies took to the Capitol Dec. 9 to urge legislators one-on-one to stop the plan to eliminate their program come March 1. They’d …