[Foundation-l] Foundation Discretion Regarding Personnel Matters

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Sat Dec 15 13:28:55 UTC 2007

On Dec 15, 2007 8:08 AM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 15/12/2007, Jimmy Wales <jwales at wikia.com> wrote:
> > Thomas Dalton wrote:
> > >  If the
> > > agreement was made when Carolyn *left*, then I can't see any good
> > > reason for signing it - you sign confidentiality agreements when you
> > > form a relationship with someone (because if you didn't, they would
> > > refuse to work with you), not when you end it.
> >
> > I fear that your knowledge of personnel law and corporate practice is
> > seriously deficient.
> If it's common practice to make agreements which don't benefit you in
> any way, then it's not me that is seriously deficient...
Not having to potentially go through an unemployment hearing and/or an
ADA/wrongful termination trial is a benefit (and remember, we don't
know how much they knew at the time).

I'm not sure what the standard is for non-profit officers, though.
I'd think the need for transparency is much greater in the non-profit

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