Exempt status for Tech Writers

Subject: Exempt status for Tech Writers
From: beelia <beelia -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TechWriter <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 11:24:46 -0800

You all may remember that a tech writer sued Sun Micro, contending that she
had not been paid for all hours worked.

Now it appears this has gone to class action:


There has been some discussion on this topic before, but now that writers
are being solicited to join the class action suit, I think it would be a
good idea to re-open the question.

I personally do not want to be an hourly employee, and I think this is step
backwards for our profession.

What do you all think?


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