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Group of laid-off Twitter employees suing Twitter and Elon Musk: 'Workers are not dirt'

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Helen Sage-Lee, Adrian Trejo Nuñez and Amir Shevat - all former Twitter workers - claim Musk is hesitating to provide them the same severance benefits as those who left early.
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Elon Musk's Latest Headache: Twitter Office Janitors Go On Strike

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The list of dilemmas at Twitter continues to grow in surprising and unexpected ways, as janitors who were contracted to clean the company's headquarters picketed Monday.
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White House dismisses Musk's Twitter leak

White House dismisses Musk's Twitter leak

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Press secretary accuses platform of seeking a “distraction” from rising “hate speech”
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre has shrugged off Elon Musk's release of the “Twitter files,” calling the disclosure of 2020 pre-election censorship an “interesting coincidence” and accusing the billionaire of allowing hateful speech to surge on his newly acquired social media platform.
Asked at a press briefing on Monday whether the White House found it appropriate that Twitter suppressed news about then-candidate Joe Biden's son, Jean-Pierre sidestepped the question, suggesting that Musk...
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Elon Musk might have kicked Kanye West off Twitter but the Anti-Defamation League says he needs ‘clear policies, not personal intervention'

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“Twitter is incredibly complicated...the reality is a lot of brands have not gone back on the platform because they still haven't seen the clear and transparent policies,” the organization's CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said.
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Twitter Janitors Are Striking After Being Laid Off With No Warning

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As Elon Musk continues on his quest to make Twitter as garbage as possible, he is ensuring no one will be around to clean it up-online or off. On Monday, janitors and allies picketed outside of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, in response to more than 20 workers being haphazardly laid off, according to a representative from SEIU Local 87, the union that represents the workers. Late last week, workers were told with no notice that Friday would be their last day. Workers have been picketing most of Monday morning, and the union representative said they will continue until their demands...
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Chuck D Urges For Elon Musk To Remove N-Word From Twitter

Chuck D Urges For Elon Musk To Remove N-Word From Twitter

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Chuck D is urging Elon Musk to ban the n-word on Twitter.
On Dec. 2, the Public Enemy rapper logged on to his Twitter account, demanding that the billionaire Tesla CEO address the inappropriate use of the slur on the social media platform.
“Yo elonmusk the next thing Twitter should do is ban the N Word the N**ga & ni**er by anyone that uses it here,” Chuck wrote. “Then we know things are pointing in an equalized direction. Then you can convince Zuck to do the same at IG FB get it outta here suspend em. It's as bad as that symbol.
Yo elonmusk the next thing twitter should do is ban the N...
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