RE: employment law, overtime

Subject: RE: employment law, overtime
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 11:29:47 -0500

I'm not worried about STC, BLS, or any other TLA. I think that most
employers who have previously hired a professional technical writer can
tell the difference. And if they can't, why would you want to work

-- Dan Goldstein (exempt)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gene Kim-Eng
> Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 11:03 AM
> Subject: Re: employment law, overtime
> They're probably working on the view that writers,
> technical or otherwise, are doing work that can be
> standardized and taught to low-wage employees
> without advanced education who work under direct
> supervision, such as secretarial/admin, clerical
> or DTP workers, rather than professionals with
> advanced education and skills who design, invent
> and/or manage as an integral part of their typical
> work functions. You can probably expect to see
> more of this sort of thing now that even the STC
> has thrown in the towel and adopted the BLS
> definitions and statistics for technical writers
> instead of leading the charge to promote a higher
> view of technical writing as professionals rather
> than "glorified secretaries."

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