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:

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

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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