Re: Bad Employers/Clients List???

Subject: Re: Bad Employers/Clients List???
From: Stephen Victor <svictor -at- HOUSTON -dot- GEOQUEST -dot- SLB -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 2 May 1997 10:04:58 -0500

Mitch Berg wrote:
> So - what if some intrepid soul were to put up an informational website,
> essentially a techwhirlers' "blacklist" of companies with a record of
> shabby treatment of techwriters? A sort of "Better Clients/Employers
> Bureau", if you will, where a job-searching techwhirler could look for
> any references to a potential employer or client.

I hope this intrepid soul has a good lawyer. Publishing a "bad
employers" list on the web? Not a good idea, in my opinion. In fact, a
downright dangerous idea, since it could result in a few libel suits.

Of course, I'm not a laywer, and I don't even play one on TV.


Stephen P. Victor Phone: (713) 513-2552
Technical Writer, Software Training Fax: (713) 513-2019
Schlumberger GeoQuest svictor -at- houston -dot- geoquest -dot- slb -dot- com
5599 San Felipe, Suite 1700
Houston, Texas 77056 USA

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