RE: "Are technical writers the unsung heroes of document generation?"

Subject: RE: "Are technical writers the unsung heroes of document generation?"
From: Mike Christie <mike-christie -at- outlook -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 20 Jun 2015 16:07:00 -0700

I assume that this only applies to hourly work? I assume one can be a salaried employee and write software documentation? Or by definition, based on California Labor Code Â515.5(b)(5), if you do the kind of work described there do you have to be hourly/non-exempt?

Pardon my ignorance. I've been working in other areas of high tech the last several years (until being laid off last July) and it's been a number of years since I've been directly involved with tech pubs.

Thanks,

Mike

-----Original Message-----
Screwed how?

I have a great job in the software business and it was my choice whether to go staff or 1099. Which previous jobs I've liked and disliked correlates not at all with my staff / contractor status.

On Sat, Jun 20, 2015 at 12:34 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> Yes, you're right. If you're working as a "computer industry"
> technical writer, you're screwed. I keep forgetting this because I'd
> rather work as a greeter at Wal Mart than take a W2 job in that field.
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"Are technical writers the unsung heroes of document generation?": From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: "Are technical writers the unsung heroes of document generation?": From: Robert Lauriston
RE: "Are technical writers the unsung heroes of document generation?": From: Janoff, Steven
Re: "Are technical writers the unsung heroes of document generation?": From: Robert Lauriston
RE: "Are technical writers the unsung heroes of document generation?": From: Janoff, Steven
Re: "Are technical writers the unsung heroes of document generation?": From: Robert Lauriston
RE: "Are technical writers the unsung heroes of document generation?": From: Janoff, Steven
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Re: "Are technical writers the unsung heroes of document generation?": From: Robert Lauriston
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