Literary translators in Germany are now entitled to a percentage of the proceeds of books they translate in addition to their standard fee for translation as ruled by the German high court in a recent court case between a publishing group and a professional German translator.
The Growth of Turkey
Turkey’s success is down to its economic focus on ‘service’ rather than agriculture.
Interpreters are provided free of charge in criminal cases in the US, however courts fail non-English speakers in civil cases where no interpreters are offered.
From providing translations for residents dealing with city agencies, to a bill that would require pharmacies to provide prescription information in languages spoken in every city community, there’s a growing movement spearheaded by the Bloomberg administration and some City Council members to dramatically widen the requirements for translation services.