Really, Andreas?  You're complaining that the resigning ED didn't do this
and the one appointed less than 36 hours ago hasn't got around to it?

This is not Maggie's responsibility - she is not responsible for employment
standards or expectations.  That would be the VP Human Resources...who has
just resigned, too, and has yet to be replaced.


On 12 March 2016 at 21:09, Andreas Kolbe <> wrote:

> On March 1, Jimmy Wales wrote:[1]
> things like standard boilerplate language to be signed by
> > all employees doesn't strike me as something in and of itself to be kept
> > private - there is a valid interest in showing that our policies are
> > fair and humane for employees, responsible in terms of the privacy of
> > personal information, etc.
> >
> Nothing appears to have happened since then – we seem to be no nearer to
> transparency about the non-disclosure agreements and non-disparagement
> clauses WMF staff have to sign than we were two weeks ago, when discussion
> around this topic kicked off in another thread.[2]
> This seems to be a recurring (and daunting) pattern. People call for
> transparency about a particular issue. Eventually, someone in a leadership
> position responds that yes, demands for transparency about this issue are
> quite reasonable, and in fact more transparency would be absolutely
> desirable.
> At this point, people relax, feeling they have been heard. The clamouring
> crowd disperses. But in fact, nothing happens, and the same questions arise
> again some weeks, months, years down the line.
> Maggie, is this something your department could take on? It would be good
> to have one identified person at the Foundation who is responsible for
> tracking such queries and reporting back to the community, one way or the
> other.
> Andreas
> [1]
> [2]
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