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

Subject: Re: "Are technical writers the unsung heroes of document generation?"
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>, TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2015 13:55:37 -0700

Yes, and along the way nobody bothered to ask many technical writers whether they actually wanted to be non-exempt. Or even tell them they were lobbying for the exclusion. Had you ever even HEARD of these people before this happened? I never had.

Gene Kim-Eng


On 6/21/2015 1:36 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:

Oh, right you are, I forgot that. The wheels within wheels of legal writing.

So looking at the legislative history of AB 10 2008, which created
Â515.5, computer software companies got the legislature to rewrite the
code law so they wouldn't have to pay as many coders overtime, and the
NWU got the legislature to cut tech writers out of that deal.

All my work in the past five years has been non-exempt, but it's a
moot point since I never work overtime.

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"Are technical writers the unsung heroes of document generation?": From: Cardimon, Craig
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