[Foundation-l] Foundation Discretion Regarding Personnel Matters
thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Sat Dec 15 13:34:53 UTC 2007
On 15/12/2007, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
> 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
Apparently they knew nothing, so I'm assuming she wasn't fired. (If
she'd done something worthy of being fired it would have been a pretty
big clue that she wasn't entirely trustworthy and honest.)
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