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Carballo, Emmanuel – Babel: International Journal of Translation, 1980
Describes the role and socioeconomic status of translators in the Latin American countries. Blames the poor quality of translations on inadequate compensation based on the piecework system. It also advocates translators' unionization as a first step to obtain higher salaries and contracts covering all benefits guaranteed to workers under labor…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Employer Employee Relationship, Interpreters, Labor Legislation