Cuban immigrant Alef Valdés has been working at Hennepin County Medical Center since August, interpreting Spanish between medical staff and patients. "It's absolutely essential," says Valdés of his work. "If you can't understand what the doctor's telling you and the doctor can't understand what you're telling him, you might as... More >>>
By Tony Nelson
Union organizer Leif Grina recently tried to extend an olive branch to medical interpreters at Hennepin County Medical Center. Too little, too late, they replied.