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I don't like double submissions either. I've lost out on some good projects
because some agency submitted my name without my permission. This is how I
found out that this practice occurs: My selected agency submitted my name to
a project and was rejected because my name had already been submitted. Some
agency submitted my name without my permission. I never was able to find out
who that agency was.
On a related issue, I believe it is wrong when a company doesn't tell you
that someone else was selected for the role. You sit in limbo for weeks not
knowing that the role has been filled.
Hope this helps,
Will Husa Documentation Solutions
Skype ID: william.husa
will -dot- husa -at- 4techwriter -dot- com
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[mailto:techwr-l-bounces+will -dot- husa=4techwriter -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On
Behalf Of Mike Starr
Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2015 7:51 PM
To: TECHWR-L Writing
Subject: Re: I'm furious...
I don't think I'll need to hire a lawyer. The agency I gave permission to
represent me will be taking it to the master vendor and if I understand
these things correctly, the unethical vendor may get its privilege yanked...
that's likely to cost them a whole lot of money. On a personal level, it
appears that I will not have been damaged. Assuming that to be the case,
I'll just let it rest from here on in.
Mike Starr, Writer
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On 1/8/2015 5:58 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:
> I'd hire a lawyer. Acting as your agent without your permission and
> offering to make you whole only if you sign a right-to-represent
> sounds like fraud and blackmail.
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