On Wed, Sep 7, 2022 at 12:01 AM steve jenkin <sjenkin@canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
Since that first recession, the regard managers have for I.T. / Computing staff - embodied in wages & conditions - has declined markedly outside business where software & systems are their business.

Once it became clear that we are not miracle workers, we were degraded to the status of (interchangeable) clerks.