Fired Twitter UK staff accuse the company of using a 'sham' redundancy process

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UK staffers fired by Twitter claim the dismissals were conducted unlawfully. Image via iStock.
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UK staffers fired by Twitter claim the dismissals were conducted unlawfully. Image via iStock.

Twitter accused of 'unlawful, unfair and completely unacceptable treatment' of sacked employees

Dozens of former Twitter employees in the UK who were fired after Elon Musk completed his buyout of the business are suing the firm for violating their severance terms. In a letter issued to Twi...

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