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Stand Up for Independent Contractors in the Language Industry

Language Service Provider Brandon Choquette on Sep 24, 2012 3:00:00 PM



Are you an independent translator or interpreter? Then please support your colleagues by becoming a member of the Voice of Independents.

Voice of Independents is the only trade association in the language services industry dedicated exclusively to advocating the use of independent contractors in our industry. Voice of Independents also improves quality in our industry by helping members comply with federal regulations.

We’re a group of companies united for the purpose of strengthening the language services industry. We seek to improve and stimulate the acceptance, performance, reputation and use of language service agencies by:

  1. Establishing professional standards and ethics

  2. Educating providers, clients and freelancers

  3. Improving the image of the language services industry

  4. Promoting members to other industry associations and potential clients

  5. Ensuring that members are properly classifying independent contractors

Members Receive Benefits

When you join the Voice of Independents you automatically receive many membership benefits  including:

  1. Save time and money by using the Voice of Independents website to access valuable resources for public relations and web-based marketing tactics

  2. Network with other language services industry companies

  3. Learn from the Voice of Independents email list service (participate in information exchanges and notification of important issues)

  4. Use Voice of Independents marketing campaign materials to help your business attract media attention and generate public goodwill for your organization

  5. Gain the status a Voice of Independents membership provides – it designates your company as being among a group of elite language service providers

  6. Gain access to members-only areas of the Voice of Independents website, including links to information about legal issues

  7. Find more potential clients because many organizations use the list of Voice of Independents members on our website as the distribution list for Requests for Proposals

To find out more, read through the Voice of Independents website

Please contact us with any questions. Joining forces makes us all more influential.