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Elon Musk in trouble again! Employees fired from Twitter filed a case, why the company was targeted

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A class-action lawsuit was filed Thursday in San Francisco federal court.
Under the law, mass retrenchment cannot be done without 60 days advance notice.
The lawyer said- Employees have an opportunity to fight for their rights.

New Delhi. Elon Musk may face legal challenges regarding Twitter’s decision to lay off employees. Because a lawsuit has been filed against Elon Musk’s move to eliminate about 3,700 jobs. Workers say the company is violating federal and California law without sufficient notice in this regard.

A class-action lawsuit was filed Thursday in San Francisco federal court. In fact, Twitter had informed the employees about the layoffs by sending an email. However, Twitter has not given any response in this regard.

Also read- ‘The end of Twitter’s good days’, the pain of employees spilled over layoffs, shared their grief with each other

What does US law say?
In fact, the federal Employee Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act prohibits large companies from mass layoffs without at least 60 days’ advance notice.

Shannon Liss-Riordan, the attorney who filed the complaint on Thursday, said: “We filed this suit tonight in an effort to make sure that employees are aware that they should not compromise their rights and that they have rights to defend themselves. There is an opportunity to fight.”

In June also Liss-Riordan sued Tesla, Elon Musk’s electric-car maker had cut its workforce by about 10 percent.

Employees got e-mail regarding layoffs
After the acquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk, there was speculation about layoffs of employees. Now the company has informed the employees through e-mail on Thursday that they will inform the employees about the layoffs. Those dismissed will be notified of the next steps on their personal email.

Earlier, Elon Musk has fired several top management officials including Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal.

Tags: Elon Musk, Twitter

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