Re: Exempt status for Tech Writers

Subject: Re: Exempt status for Tech Writers
From: Gregory P Sweet <gps03 -at- health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 16:43:15 -0500

Doesn't seem to me that one necessarily indicates the other. I earn a
hourly wage, yet my title and pay grade are deemed professional.

-Greg

techwr-l-bounces+gps03=health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com wrote on
02/23/2009 02:24:46 PM:

> 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:
>
> http://schubertlawfirm.com/practice-areas/technical-writers.html
>
> 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?
>
> Bee
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