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Subject:RE: New TECHWR-L Poll Question From:"Steve Hudson" <steve -at- wright -dot- com -dot- au> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Tue, 2 Oct 2001 10:26:56 +1000
In the FEW cases I have come across - always a big multi-national - this
situation, I have always sent a reply in writing to my boss for forwarding
to the HR dept. It states that before I started work there I have several
works in progress, published materials and am participating in several
productions. They smile, say "No prob" and nothing is a problem.
What they are trying to stop is the following (poor) example:
Joe Pen works for Shoot-em-games Inc (SEG). SEG release a new game, a month
later Joe releases a sequel HIMSELF. Now, where did he get that code and
Principal Technical Writer
Wright Technologies (Aus)
steve -at- wright -dot- com -dot- au
The best way to predict the future... is to create it!
From: Marilynne Smith
Many companies have carefully written agreements that any work
you do for the company, whether on or off the premises, is considered the
property of the company.
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