Re: ghost town

Subject: Re: ghost town
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2014 17:53:43 -0800

Under California law, most tech writers are non-exempt, no matter how
much we're paid. It's a specific exception in the law. Here's the
court case that tested it:

http://www.law360.com/articles/182825/sun-micro-s-5m-settlement-with-tech-writers-ok-d

Here's the law, see paragraph C(5):

http://www.dir.ca.gov/t8/11170.html

On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 2:37 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> The last time I looked, writers making less than $42/hr were classified as
> non-exempt and had to receive OT pay. That was a few years ago, so I don't
> know if that number is still the same or if it has been indexed.
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References:
ghost town: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
RE: ghost town: From: Brian.Henderson
RE: ghost town: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
RE: ghost town: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: ghost town: From: Milan Davidović
Re: ghost town: From: David Renn
Re: ghost town: From: Tony Chung
Re: ghost town: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: ghost town: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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