Twitter Employees Made To Work 12-Hours A Day, 7 Days A Week Under Elon Musk To Meet Deadlines

Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter has to be one of the most significant happenings of 2022. After news of him firing 4 top executives, including CEO Parag Agrawal made headlines, it is only natural for other employees to feel nervous about losing their jobs as well.

According to Times Now, Twitter employees are now having to work 12 hours a day, 7 days a week under Elon Musk in order to meet strict deadlines.

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Employees have been asked by their managers to work extra hours to meet Elon’s deadlines. They have also been asked to justify their work, their team’s work, and the value they add to the company. Employees are now reportedly worried that if they fail to meet the standards, they might lose their jobs without a severance package.

There are also reports of employees sleeping in the office at night. A picture of one such employee also went viral on social media recently, reported India Today. This picture was shared by an employee named Evan Jones who works at the products department of Twitter. The person in the picture is his boss Esther Carwford who is seen sleeping on the office floor.

The strict deadlines were assigned to the staff just a few days after Elon Musk took over the company. However, this news has left several people online disappointed who called it “excessive” and “toxic”, questioning when do the employees get a break. Have a look:

What are your views on Twitter’s new work hours – toxic or necessary?

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