RE: Tech Writers - Salaried or Hourly?

Subject: RE: Tech Writers - Salaried or Hourly?
From: "Earl Cooley" <shiva -at- io -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 22 Jun 2002 08:39:15 -0500

Barbara Yanez wrote:
> My company is insisting that my assistant, a junior tech writer -
> degreed but fresh out of college, is to be hourly and not salaried.
> She does professional level work - albeit entry-level. This is strange.
> I have never heard of this. I have never been hourly in any tech writing
> job - even at the beginning of my tenure.
> Those of you who are not contractors, are you salaried or hourly?

Hey, if that means she gets paid for overtime, that's a GOOD
thing. If that means that she doesn't get health coverage benefits,
that's a BAD thing. Being paid hourly doesn't need to be stigmatized.

e=sc^ (shiva -at- io -dot- com) Earl Cooley III

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