Don’t plan to get paid for your sick days: New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger sent a company-wide memo
today yesterday announcing the closing of the cafeteria for an outbreak of “gastrointestinal symptoms” that may or may not be due to the food being served at the newspaper headquarters. The memo reassured readers that “affected employees are on the mend” and that the NYT was working closely with the health department on this issue.
Unfortunately this prohibits at least one person from doing their job, as the Times‘ Diner’s Journal blog was quick to speculate: “Could this possibly explain why The Times‘s restaurant critic, Sam Sifton, grabbed his coat and left in such a hurry a few minutes after the memo hit his inbox?”
Read More: Gastrointestinal Outbreak at the Times! — Daily Intel
All the Food That’s Fit… —New York Times