Re: Exempt status for Tech Writers

Subject: Re: Exempt status for Tech Writers
From: Char James-Tanny <charjtf -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 12:10:34 -0500

> It is unlikely that your doctor and lawyer are
> being paid by the hour if they are employees
> or partners in a practice; they just bill you that
> way.  They probably don't get 1.5X OT if they
> put in more than 40 hours per week, either.
> If they're operating their own practice, then
> they definitely don't get paid by the hour,
> especially if there aren't enough patients or
> clients to fill a week.  How much they make
> per hour is just a way to keep score.

My doctors bill by the service they perform, and my invoices clearly
state it that way.

My lawyer typically bills hourly, although there are some flat-fee items.

Char James-Tanny ~ JTF Associates, Inc. ~ http://www.helpstuff.com
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References:
Re: Exempt status for Tech Writers: From: Downing, David
Re: Exempt status for Tech Writers: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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