Re: Rates

Subject: Re: Rates
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 11:21:49 -0700

I don't see tech writers with gainful employment falling all over themselves
to contribute to a fund to help feed, house, clothe and pay doctor bills for
tech writers and their families if they altruistically choose to turn down
underemployment in hard times to serve the interests of "the entire
industry." In the absence of some equivalent of a union strike fund, people
need to make sure their own oxygen masks are in place before attempting to
assist others.

Gene Kim-Eng



On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 5:21 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:

> Don't take this the wrong way, Keith, but that logic is flawed. To
> accept a poverty wage just because you need work makes it difficult
> for the entire industry to remain competitive.
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References:
Re: Rates: From: Bill Swallow
Re: Rates: From: Keith Hood
Re: Rates: From: Tony Chung

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