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Subject:Re: What am I worth? From:"Porrello, Leonard" <lcporrel -at- ESSVOTE -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 3 Mar 1999 10:43:00 -0600
Well, since this is back on this list and directed at me,
I feel like I need to declare the following:
I am not starting a union for tech writers,
nor do I know if a union could work well.
However, the idea that warrants a union is that
it gives you power and freedom that you don't now have.
It doesn't have to be like the teamsters, auto workers, or airline pilots.
If you don't want more freedom and power, that is OK with me.
From: smcclare [SMTP:smcclare -at- DY4 -dot- COM]
Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 1999 10:17 AM
To: TECHWR-L; LCPORREL
Subject: Re: What am I worth?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Porrello, Leonard [SMTP:lcporrel -at- ESSVOTE -dot- COM]
> Unionizing technical writing is arguably one of the best things we could
> do for ourselves, better even than certification. But how do we do it?
Who's this "we"?
Feel free to unionize any way you like, as long as it doesn't prevent me
from negotiating my own terms of employment with potential employers.