Joe Kenehan Center
Monday, June 30, 2003
As The Sun Goes Down
Mystery writer and former Baltimore Sun journalist Laura Lippman’s Slate diary week happened to coincide with the week that her ex-colleagues at the Sun were forced into a corner in their contract negotiations. They voted to swallow a concessionary contract.
Lippman vividly describes the hard choices that American workers—including well educated, highly-skilled professionals—are asked to make these days. Here’s Lipmman on the Sun’s plan to introduce a merit pay system. Under this system, the newspaper could:
Here are her Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday entries.