Joan: Reality smacks in rambling thoughts of the AM. It all comes down to
JoanH Lee wrote:
> GAG is pretty clear, too, that those are pricing GUIDELINES only, based
> on surveys in the industry.
> There is nothing wrong with telling people what you earn, is there?
> Since we are an educational entity isn't the GNSI mission to share
> information? There has never, to my knowledge, been any exchange
> remotely close to, "OK, let's charge XX$."
> As for individuals, it is likely that anyone can sue anyone for
> anything at any time--if you can find a lawyer to take the case. But
> lawyers want money and who wants to sue some freelancer in the sciences
> unless that freelancer is making at least a hundred thousand a year and
> has inherited the family megaproperties, in which case, he or she
> likely has a good lawyer, too? . . .rambling thoughts in the a.m. . .
> On Wednesday, May 5, 2004, at 12:58 AM, Jim Perkins wrote:
> > The Graphic Artists Guild, on the other hand, can get away with
> > publishing
> > "standard" prices (in their Handbook of Pricing and Ethical Guidelines)
> > because they are organized as a trade union. At least, that's what I
> > heard
> > recently.