Re: Tech Writer Lawsuit

Subject: Re: Tech Writer Lawsuit
From: "Collin Turner" <straylightsghost -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Bill Swallow" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 11:04:53 -0600

Bill,

I used to be a Director in a company. The pay was incredible.

I am more than happy being a cog in the wheel and compensating for the pay
in other ways.

I am also more than happy to have my life back...that is priceless.

-Collin
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On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 11:03 AM, Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
wrote:

> > It was only
> > when I moved into management that insane hours became
> > the norm.
>
> I hear ya. And when I finally got *that* under control, I was moved
> into a completely new and undefined role. I think, after a little over
> a year, I'm back down to about 50 hours a week. But that OT is all me.
> My employer isn't insisting I put in that time, and no, I don't get
> compensated for it.
>
> I could certainly find another job if mine was truly unbearable, and I
> have done so in the past. But others' comments are also on the money;
> COBRA is a painful money sink, and not having insurance is potentially
> worse.
>
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References:
Tech Writer Lawsuit: From: Eric J. Ray
Re: Tech Writer Lawsuit: From: Rob Hudson
RE: Tech Writer Lawsuit: From: Jodie Gilmore
RE: Tech Writer Lawsuit: From: Al Geist
RE: Tech Writer Lawsuit: From: John Hedtke
Re: Tech Writer Lawsuit: From: Suzette Leeming
Re: Tech Writer Lawsuit: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Tech Writer Lawsuit: From: Bill Swallow

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