Twitter ‘closes offices’ after Elon Musk’s loyalty oath sparks wave of resignations

The tech company is struggling to retain workers after Musk demanded employees sign a pledge to work harder

Hundreds of Twitter employees refused on Thursday to sign a pledge to work “long hours at high intensity”, threatening the site’s ability to keep operating and prompting hurried debates among managers over who should be asked to return, current and former employees said.

The crisis came in response to an ultimatum the site’s new owner, Elon Musk, issued Wednesday demanding that employees sign a pledge to work harder by 5pm eastern time Thursday or accept three months’ severance pay, several media outlets reported.

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@DSylveJr

They r free Twitter temporarily closes offices after Musk ultimatum prompts new wave of resignations https://t.co/sP9QIisc5j

Posted on: 2022-12-01 16:20

@dianapop

RT @sunlorrie: Twitter closes offices until Monday as employees quit in droves after Elon Musk gave staff an 'ultimatum' they must be 'extr…

Posted on: 2022-11-28 15:50