Some have been on a rent strike, some are on the verge of eviction, some are dealing with landlords who suggest letting a stranger's family move in to help share the cost of rent.
Managing other people's reactions to your trauma is exhausting; enlisting someone else to update folks your behalf is a small act of self-care, and an easy way to take people up on their “let me know if you need anything” offers.
The economy is in the toilet and there's a pandemic happening, but somehow we are still expected to look for work.
Don't email them 87 links to open positions you think they should apply to—at least, not without talking about it first.
Employees and unions fear that automation at the docks in the coming years will put hundreds out of work.