In a message dated 10/31/2009 12:24:40 PM Pacific
As I said above, he wouldn't be working a
month's notice if he had
been fired. "Resigned by mutual agreement" is more likely. I guess
either a) he didn't fit in in the office, b) the job turned out to be
not quite what he was expecting or c) he had some kind of major change
of plan. None of those options really makes for a good rumour.>>
Let me suggest another scenario.
Dear employee, you're fired, however, please don't tell anyone that you've
been fired, go away and don't show up, and we'll keep paying you for another
month. If you open your mouth, we won't.
So it's also an assumption that he's "working". At least in the
It's possible, but since that would require the WMF to intentionally
mislead the community and there is no evidence to support it, I think
it is unlikely to be the case.