The decision was made after the employees said Twitter Inn united country Raised case against social media giant Twitter, accusing the company of violating federal and California laws by planning to cut 3,700 jobs without adequate notice.
The class action was filed Thursday in federal court in San Francisco, Bloomberg reported.
The law requires an employer with more than 100 employees to give 60 days’ written notice before a mass layoff affecting 50 or more employees at a workplace.
This comes after Twitter employees received an email from current CEO Elon Musk informing them of impending mass layoffs.
A copy of the email obtained by some media said: “If your work is not affected, you will receive a notification via your Twitter email, and if your work is affected, you will receive a notification about next steps via your personal email.”
The email added that the company’s offices will be temporarily closed and access to all badges will be temporarily suspended to “help ensure the security” of employees and Twitter systems. “
The email concluded by acknowledging that it would be an “incredibly challenging experience” for workers.
From Thursday night into Friday morning, dozens of Twitter employees who had already been banned from their company email accounts before the planned layoff announcement began posting on the platform.
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