Re: Tech Writer Lawsuit

Subject: Re: Tech Writer Lawsuit
From: "Collin Turner" <straylightsghost -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 14:14:54 -0600

Does the court have an RSS feed? Hehehe.

I'd be very interested in seeing how this turns out. URL anyone?

-Collin
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On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 2:11 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

> I think this is a potential grey area the court is going to
> end up ruling on (whether the "exception" applies only to
> the details of the work description or to the "paid on an
> hourly basis" part of the description).
>
> Gene Kim-Eng
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lauren" <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
>
>
> > The definition of "employee in the computer software field" states,
> > "an
> > employee in the computer software field who is paid on an hourly basis
> > shall
> > be exempt."
> >
> > This part of the exemption law only applies to *hourly* employees in
> > the
> > computer software *field*. This does not mean that somebody must work
> > with
> > a computer software company.
> >
> > This rule extends the current exemption law to hourly (as opposed to
> > salaried) employees, but this rule excludes technical writers.
> >
> > The exception to the exemption law does not apply to Hoenemier if she
> > is
> > earning a fixed salary.
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