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Twitter employees file lawsuit amid mass layoffs

By DW
15 November 2022   |   10:25 am
Twitter has sacked roughly half its workforce as Elon Musk ended his first week as the company's new owner. Employees are responding with a class action lawsuit. Musk insists he had no other choice but to slash jobs.

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