Employees at The New York Times main office have been told that their workspace is infested with bedbugs.
Officials in charge of building operations sent a memo to staff, acknowledging that evidence of the pests was discovered on every floor of the newsroom.
The officials vow to sweep all areas and are formulating a plan to rid the workspaces of the pests. (Slate)
As the news began trending, Trump-haters found a 2017 bedbug lawsuit that was settled against his Doral resort in Florida, which is where the President wants next year’s G7 conference to be held.
- There’s some gross stuff at work, like outdated food in the break room fridge and coworkers who don’t wash their hands… But this takes things to a whole new level.
- Reports from inside the building suggest that some employees were “freaking out.” That sounds about right.
- That’s got to be tough to focus on your work when you know you’re surrounded by nearly invisible insects that live on human blood and can easily be transported home.
- New York has had a growing bedbug for years. Hotels, theaters, homes, offices, restaurants — no place thing is safe.
- Everyone in New York knows about Roscoe, the bedbug-sniffing dog.