One of our members, the association ACE Traductores from Spain, let us know the following.
On 10 February 2015 Penguin Random House publishing group informed translators that the rates paid would be decreased from 16 February 2015, and that such an across-the-board measure was non-negotiable.
ACE Traductores immediately contacted representatives from the publishing group to protest against such measures and argue their own position. Unfortunately, the PRH representatives refused to engage in any form of negotiation, and we are therefore forced to protest publicly. […]