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Question: “In our business—a nursing home—employees must be able to communicate
in a common language: English. Our job descriptions require English
proficiency. However, we keep getting requests to translate training
materials into Spanish. If we do this, won’t we open a can of worms?
Any advice? Should we reconsider our stance on not translating?”—HR Kristy