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As a reporter covering unemployment, I thought I knew everything I needed to get by. Then I was laid off.
Addy BairdThe difficulty I've had getting UI while work-sharing — as someone very familiar with the program and with union/lawyer assistance — was stunning. How anyone does it alone I will never understand. I'm sure many people just give up.
“I didn’t want to resign, but I wanted to say how kind of hurtful some of the actions of the company have made me feel,” Monica Davis told Equinox when she was fired.
Addy BairdYesterday, I published a story about Equinox cutting instructor pay as gyms reopen and the health concerns instructors had going back to work. Today, Equinox fired Monica Davis, who went on the record with me to speak out.
Donna Durkin's children were not able to see her in the hospital, and she was too weak to even FaceTime them.
Addy BairdWe just published another in our long, long line of stories about the victims of the coronavirus. Here is the story of Donna Durkin, a NY mother and grandmother who died alone. Her kids told me they just wanted to tell her they loved her one last time.
Alan Finder "was in many ways the consummate twentieth century newspaperman," his son said.
Addy BairdWe are working on a package of stories about the victims of coronavirus. I just published this one remembering Alan Finder, a longtime NYT editor whose daughter told me today, “His reach was much further and wider than his family really realized.”