RE: Technical Writers and Overtime

Subject: RE: Technical Writers and Overtime
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riveraintech -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2012 14:00:52 -0400

BLS gives us high tech props as well:
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Media-and-Communication/Technical-writers.htm#tab
-7

At the very top of our comparisons list: Computer hardware engineers and
computer programmers.


-----Original Message-----
From: Robert Lauriston
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2012 12:24 PM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: Re: Technical Writers and Overtime

As far as overtime exemption goes, the Labor Department explicitly
groups documentation with developers and QA: "... design, development,
documentation, analysis, creation, testing or modification of computer
systems or programs, including prototypes, based on and related to user
or system design specifications ..."

http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/fairpay/fs17e_computer.htm





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