RE: Tech Writer Lawsuit

Subject: RE: Tech Writer Lawsuit
From: Paul Hanson <phanson -at- Quintrex -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 08:46:55 -0500

I think STC (and John) are very smart to not dive into a 'pro-exempt/pro-non-exempt' debate. A debate on this list is not going to solve do anything but cause division.

It's kind of like getting into a "So-and-So was the best drummer ever" or "<whatever> is the best Rush release ever." People won't agree - they will defend their opinion and point/counterpoint the debate until it's sickening.

So good for STC and good for John, as a president of a chapter, for abiding by the rules of the organization.

I have no stake in what position STC takes - I've never been to a STC meeting in my life.

Paul Hanson
Technical Writer
RoboHelp ACE -
Quintrex Data Systems
email: phanson at

-----Original Message-----
From: techwr-l-bounces+phanson=quintrex -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+phanson=quintrex -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of John Posada
Sent: Wednesday, May 21, 2008 8:31 AM
To: Stephen Arrants
Subject: Re: Tech Writer Lawsuit

What position should they take? No matter what side they take, they are
going to alienate a large portion of the membership. Besides...what this
prevents is someone like me, a President of a chapter, submitting my opinion
and having it taken as representative of STC in general.

On 5/21/08, Stephen Arrants <steve -at- mbfbioscience -dot- com> wrote:
> Just another point of information (or more fuel for the fire), the STC has
> decided/ordered "No Comment" from officers regarding this case. This email
> went out earlier this week. While I mostly agree that commenting publically
> isn't smart, I'm a little surprised that the STC isn't taking a position on
> the exempt/non-exempt issue.

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
NYMetro STC President

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