Elon Musk Should Prepare for ‘Hundreds or Even Thousands’ of Arbitration Cases, Labor Lawyer Says

Powerhouse labor attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan and former Twitter employees stood in front of San Francisco’s federal courthouse on Thursday with a message for Elon Musk: They won’t back down.

“The richest man in the world is not above the law,” said Liss-Riordan, whose team represents clients in four different class-action lawsuits against Twitter.

Since Elon Musk took control of the social media giant in October, he has followed through on his promise of a mass layoff and a complete overhaul of the company. Even as managers and staffers resigned, he issued an ultimatum: commit to a new, “hardcore” Twitter 2.0 at which employees were expected to work long hours, or leave with three months’ worth of severance…

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