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Former Twitter Africa HQ employees are threatening to sue the world’s wealthiest man, Elon Musk, over how they had been sacked from the agency.

Following his buy of Twitter, Elon Musk laid off a lot of Twitter employees, together with these working in Ghana.

The sacked employees at Twitter’s Africa workplace are actually accusing the corporate of “intentionally and carelessly flouting Ghanaian rules” and making an attempt to “suppress and intimidate” them after they had been fired.

Because of this, the workforce engaged a lawyer and filed a letter to the agency requesting that it observe Ghana’s labor rules and provides them additional severance pay and different relevant advantages, just like what different Twitter employees would get.

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In addition they petitioned the Ghanaian authorities, in accordance with CNN, to require Twitter to “adhere to the legal guidelines of Ghana on redundancy and grant the employees a good and equitable negotiation and redundancy compensation.”

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The letter to Ghana’s Chief Labour Officer additionally said that “it’s clear that Twitter, Inc., underneath Mr Elon Musk is both intentionally or recklessly flouting Ghanaian legal guidelines, is working in unhealthy religion, and is in search of to silence and intimidate former staff into accepting any phrases unilaterally thrown at them.”

Following Musk’s acquisition, Twitter laid off roughly a dozen African staffers barely 4 days after opening a bodily presence in Accra. In response to the laid-off staff, they weren’t granted severance compensation, which they declare is required by Ghanaian labor rules based mostly on their employment contracts.

“In addition they allege that, in contrast to employees in the USA and Europe, they weren’t informed concerning the following measures till a day after CNN reported on their difficulty,” CNN correspondent Larry Madowo said throughout the information bulletin within the video under.



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