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“Our collective voice will be harder for decision makers to ignore.” BSL interpreters set up their own union

In the wake of ongoing controversy about Access to Work and interpreting contracts, Limping Chicken has been told that a group of interpreters have set up their own union, called NUBSLI, which is affiliated to the Unite union.

A spokesperson told us that “Establishing NUBSLI is focused on making sure the BSL profession is sustainable long term for the mutual benefit of Deaf people and interpreters alike”.

Read full article on Limping Chicken: http://limpingchicken.com/2014/05/16/our-collective-voice-will-be-harder-for-decision-makers-to-ignore-bsl-interpreters-set-up-their-own-union/

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