RE: Tech Writer Lawsuit

Subject: RE: Tech Writer Lawsuit
From: "Lauren" <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: "'John Posada'" <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>, "'Stephen Arrants'" <steve -at- mbfbioscience -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 12:15:21 -0700

I think that it is difficult to take a position on either side given that
getting all of the required details will require some in-depth analysis by
the court for determining the intent of the laws (LC 515 and 515.5), clarity
for the vagueness of the terms for hourly employee, applicability for the TW
exception in 515.5, and the controversy between the interpretations of
"professional employee" between Sun and Hoenemier. *Nobody* can effectively
take a side without this legal analysis, except the parties to the
controversy and their lawyers. All anyone can do right now is discuss the
controversy and possible outcomes.

Lauren

> -----Original Message-----
> From: techwr-l-bounces+lauren=writeco -dot- net -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+lauren=writeco -dot- net -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> ] On Behalf Of John Posada
> Sent: Wednesday, May 21, 2008 6:31 AM
> To: Stephen Arrants
> Cc: TECHWR-L
> 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.
> >

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