LNI Interpreters

Interpreters deserve professional pay, respect and fairness!

By organizing for power with Interpreters United (WFSE), L&I interpreters will have the opportunity to negotiate and advocate for improvements.

Hourly Minimum Per Appointment
Protection Against Claw Backs
Reimbursement for Late Cancellations/No-shows
A Voice in Our Profession
Much more!

Independence with Strength

By forming a union with Interpreters United (WFSE), L&I interpreters will have a union built by, run by and for L&I interpreters.

No more appointment monopolies at L&I! It's official: WA Interpreters' attempt to maintain monopolies over appointments at L&I has failed.
Do you want the state to help pay for your medical insurance? We have the chance to make that happen.

A small group of direct billers that call themselves WA Interpreters are trying to prevent many L&I interpreters from joining a union.

In the depths of the pandemic, Interpreters United (WFSE) was there for our fellow interpreters.

Labor and Industries (L&I) just announced that it is launching interpretingWorks, its online scheduling system for interpreters, starting April 12.

By forming a union with Interpreters United (WFSE), you and your extended family members can earn a college education for free.

You read that right.

Short answer? Without a union, with our voices divided instead of unified, we can't pressure L&I to pay interpreters.

A small group of direct billers calling itself WA Interpreters wants to: