Twitter offices turned into staff rooms? An open investigation
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Twitter offices turned into staff rooms? An open investigation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Twitter's headquarters are seen in San Francisco, California, US on November 22, 2022 (Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Anadolu Agency/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO, CA – NOVEMBER 22: Twitter’s headquarters are seen in San Francisco, California, US on November 22, 2022 (Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

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Some rooms at Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters have been converted into real dormitories, according to the US press. fee.

Twitter – Productivity pushed to the limits. Elon Musk has made no secret of the fact that he expected unwavering dedication from his new employees when he bought the social network Twitter last month. After banning remote work and mass layoffs, the tech mogul has now taken the next step by converting rooms at Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters into rooms for its employees. A measure that in particular should allow them to fall asleep immediately, according to information from Forbes It was confirmed by several US press headlines.

According to several photos published by the BBC, some of the offices have been converted into real dormitories. In particular, we can see a conference room that looks like a hotel room, and is equipped with not only a double bed, but also bedside tables and slippers for staff. If the latter seem rather luxurious, on the other hand most of the photos show more basic fixtures, such as these sofas that have been transformed into beds with the help of a simple sheet and a pillow.

In other rooms of the main office, some employees have also installed washing machines so that they can do their laundry without having to go home. Last November, employees of the social network denounced their working conditions by posting photos on Twitter of themselves sleeping on the floor, in a sleeping bag.

“No one is above the law”

The city of San Francisco has warned of several complaints, and on Wednesday, December 7, indicated that it would open an investigation to ensure compliance with this shift of Twitter’s premises. “We need to make sure the building is used as intended.”Patrick Hannan, a spokesman for the San Francisco Building Inspection Department, said: Los Angeles Times. “Everyone (…) deserves a place to live, work, play and sleep. No one is above the law.”he added.

The announcement clearly did not please the second richest man in the world. So the city of San Francisco is attacking companies that provide beds for their tired employees instead of ensuring children are safe from fentanyl. [un médicament dont le détournement en drogue est particulièrement meurtrier aux États-Unis]. Where are your priorities?On Twitter, Elon Musk criticized the determination of the mayor of San Francisco, the London Breed.

If the San Francisco-launched investigation was conducted at Twitter’s headquarters above all Ensure Building Compliance And not for “to punish”However, Elon Musk could be caught up in other legal proceedings, Patrick Hannan recalls. After firing half of the social network’s 7,500 employees in November, at least five former employees of the social network have filed a class-action lawsuit against the company.

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