California Employment Law
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Hello. No, I am not a union member. The difference between these classifications is important to me because, according to the current determinations published by the state of California, the total hourly rate for "Soundman" is $32.02 per hour while a "Sound and Signal Technician" earns $39.34. The contract under which we are working was awarded prior to the currently published determinations so I'm being paid $31.22 per hour as a "Soundman". If the pay rates for these crafts have ascended at the same rate, a Sound and Signal Technician should be paid around $38.36 per hour for work performed under that earlier contract. That's a 22.9% difference.
I have worked as a temporary employee for this company on and off since 2011, presumably at the "Soundman" rate. I think that it comes down to the definitions of these crafts. What differentiates a s
Soundman from a Sound and Signal Technician?
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