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Volker Türk Urged musk to ensure human rights are central to the management

New York: The United Nations steps in to stop mass layoffs on Twitter. The process of firing half of the organization’s employees is making headlines and causing controversy. Intervention of the Human Rights Committee. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk has urged Twitter to ensure human rights are respected in an open letter to Elon Musk. The Human Rights Commissioner posted an open letter to Musk on Twitter.

Musk fired the company’s entire human rights staff. Volker Turk described it as “disappointing.” Elon Musk acquired Twitter a week ago in a $44 billion deal. Twitter’s board of directors immediately fired its CEO and senior executives. Later, approximately 3700 employees were fired in bulk.

There will be 784 layoffs at Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco, as well as 199 layoffs in San Jose and Los Angeles. Twitter employees in Dublin have been notified of layoffs. However, the government has stated that it has yet to receive notification of the mass layoffs.

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Twitter’s ad revenue has plummeted as a result of the layoffs. Advertising revenue was down by $4 million per day. Elon Musk has blamed the decline in advertising revenue on civil rights activists. On Twitter, misinformation about the layoffs is spreading. Musk blamed major advertisers for leaving Twitter due to civil rights groups’ pressure. In the face of declining revenue, Musk explained that the only option is to lay off workers. The company has offered three months’ salary to the dismissed workers.

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