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Ned Bedinger wrote:
> Having one or more of those projects can be the difference between a
> forty hour week and a workload that extends regularly into the wee
> hours. Such dis-favoritism could be the driver behind the claims and
> lawsuit. I don't know the circumstances in the case at hand, but can
> easily imagine that the suit, by a legacy tech writer with no existing
> connection to the new group, claiming unfairness and seeking
> adjudication, is just.
My own guess is that her previous working conditions
were a 40-hour week with overtime paid, and her new
conditions were not. And that the volume of her work
might have also increased.
Also, as for "a legacy tech writer with no existing
connection to the new group," by and large, when Sun
buys a company with an existing doc dept (and please
remember the part where *I am not speaking for Sun
officially*), that group is kept together and works
on its traditional product line. If their manager
remains with the company after the acquisition, then
they are still usually managed by the same person, too.
Janice Gelb | The only connection Sun has with
janice -dot- gelb -at- sun -dot- com | this message is the return address
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