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Twitter employees using own toilet paper after janitor cuts

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Some of Twitter’s remaining employees have reportedly started bringing their own toilet paper into the office as Elon Musk is implementing drastic cost-cutting measures at the company.

Musk’s saving efforts included a move to abruptly fire a janitor working at the company’s San Francisco headquarters earlier this month. The cuts came after janitors went on strike for more wages.

The New York Times, citing a source familiar with the matter, said the absence of a janitor “ran the office into chaos”, bathrooms “dirty” and a persistent odor of “leftover food and body odor”. reported to be there.

Reports say some employees are bringing in toilet paper because they don’t have janitor on hand to change supplies. Musk allegedly crammed Twitter employees into her two floors and shut down four of her other employees.

Elon Musk is pushing for massive cost savings on Twitter.
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Other budget-conscious moves included Musk’s decision to shut down one of Twitter’s data centers in Sacramento, California.

On Christmas Eve, Musk tweeted that Twitter was still working “even after disconnecting one of the more sensitive server racks.” The exact cause remains unknown, but the site experienced a major outage on Thursday.

As part of Mr. Musk's cost-cutting measures, the company has cut managerial staff.
As part of Mr. Musk’s cost-cutting measures, the company has cut managerial staff.
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Twitter is reportedly in arrears on rent payments at its San Francisco office and has completely stopped paying rent on a Seattle building that is currently facing eviction. The company also laid off some of the cleaners and security guards at one of its New York buildings.

Additionally, the Musk-led firm reportedly failed or delayed payments to some vendors, including account firm KPMG and benefits provider Carrot. Twitter’s new leader is said to be aiming to renegotiate some agreements to bring costs down.

According to The New York Times, Musk turned some Twitter employees off with his “insane hands-on style” of leadership. His CEO of Twitter has directed his subordinates to identify the employee responsible for leaking details about the company’s operations to the press.

All told, Musk is reportedly looking to cut $500 million in non-labor costs from Twitter’s budget.

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Musk has reportedly consolidated its San Francisco employees across two floors.
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The billionaire has been open about Twitter’s financial troubles since buying it for $44 billion in late October. Earlier this month, Musk argued that various cuts were needed to avoid a $3 billion budget shortfall.

“That’s why I’ve spent the last five weeks cutting costs like crazy,” Musk said. During the Twitter Spaces event last week. “This company is basically like being on an airplane that is heading to the ground at high speed with a burning engine and no controls.”

The Post reached out to Twitter for comment. The company cut its entire communications team.

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