June 3, 2023

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Elon Musk has issued an ultimatum to Twitter employees

Elon Musk has issued an ultimatum to Twitter employees

Twitter’s new boss, Elon Musk, has personally told employees at the social network by Thursday to give their “completion” to the company, failing which they will be made redundant, according to an internal letter, multiple reports said. Media.

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“To build the revolutionary Twitter 2.0 and succeed in an increasingly competitive world, we must be completely, deeply engaged,” wrote the platform’s new majority shareholder in this internal communication.

“That means working long hours at high intensity,” he continued. “Only excellent performance is worth a decent grade.”

The leader invited employees to follow his policy by clicking the “yes” box and explained that if they did not do so before 5:00 p.m. New York time (21:00 GMT) on Thursday, they would leave Twitter with three compensations. months salary The practice is also contested in the United States, where labor laws are less protective of employees than in many developed countries.

Asked by AFP, Twitter did not immediately respond.

Since he came at the helm of the San Francisco (California) group at the end of October, Elon Musk has already fired half of Twitter’s 7,500 employees.

The social network is in serious turmoil, particularly marked by the withdrawal of several major advertisers, who have disrupted the purchase of advertising space on the platform, which is the group’s main source of turnover.

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Elon Musk has warned Twitter teams that the company is at risk of bankruptcy if it fails to generate more revenue in the coming months.