City of San Francisco warns it may crack down on Elon Musk’s latest move to save his $44 billion investment in Twitter from the possibility of declaring bankruptcy.
On Tuesday, the serial entrepreneur who runs five different companies confirmed a report in Forbes that he brought the bed into the social media company’s headquarters, after city officials said they planned to conduct an inspection of the facility.
Musk announced that he was helping employees recover, before seemingly deviating from his efforts in an attempt to reframe the discussion around the tech mecca’s failure to tackle the ongoing drug crisis. out.
“So the city of SF attacks companies that provide beds for tired employees instead of making sure kids are safe from fentanyl,” he posted, before questioning the mayor’s agenda. . “Where are your priorities, London Breed?”
Musk made every effort to save loss-making company he took on $13 billion in debt to finance the deal.
Various estimates suggest he eliminated anywhere from two-third arrive three fourths of the company’s once 7,500-person workforce and required remaining employees to commit to working “extremely hard” to prevent go under.
In an email to staff last month, the Public opponent of telework says anyone who chooses to join and help build Twitter 2.0 needs to be prepared for what awaits them: “This means working long, intense hours. Only a special achievement is enough to get a pass.”
Proponents argue that bringing proper beds into the office is just a small jump compared to other Silicon Valley tech companies that occasionally have bean bags. Power NAPor equate it with hospital staff needing precious sleep during long shifts.
While Twitter employees don’t have to deal with saving lives in an emergency, the addition of sleeping quarters will help prevent Twitter employees from doing so roughly.
Evan Jones, chief product officer of Spaces, posted a photo of his boss, chief product officer Esther Crawford, sleeping on the floor just days after Musk took over.
“I love my family and I am grateful that they understand that there are times when I need to work too hard to mull over and push to deliver,” she says. then explain after receiving criticism for seemingly glorifying the practice by posting hashtags #SleepWhereYouWork.
Sanitation issues asideThe risk is that this becomes an expected part of the daily routine at Twitter, with employees pitted against each other to prove who is willing to make the most sacrifices to rescue Musk’s substantial personal investment. .
Forbes One employee was quoted as saying: “It’s a sign of irreverence that cannot be put into words. There is no discussion. Like, bed appeared.
Either way, San Francisco doesn’t seem to believe that adding an office bed doesn’t violate building code regulations. A spokesperson told Bay area news station KQED that city officials are preparing a check the website.
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