Twitter may not keep its headquarters in San Francisco forever, its owner, Elon Musk, signaled Tuesday.
Speaking virtually at the Wall Street Journal CEO Council Summit in London, Musk gave an unobtrusive answer to an interviewer’s question about whether the company would stay in the California city. .
San Francisco officials announced last week that they are Twitter investigation after six former employees allege that Musk’s team broke the law by turning the company’s headquarters into a “Twitter Hotel.” The idea is to provide a place to sleep for workers who were forced to stay up late working on the social networking platform after Musk fired or fired. almost 80% of Twitter’s employee base.
The San Francisco Department of Building Inspection said it will conduct an investigation into the new allegations.
Former Twitter employees allege that Musk’s team ordered multiple changes to the company’s headquarters in a 1930s Art Deco building in downtown San Francisco, in violation of the rules. build. According to the lawsuit, those changes include turning off lights and adding locks that won’t open in an emergency.
In 2021, Musk moved the headquarters of Tesla, the electric car and solar panel company he runs, from California to Texas. The move follows a dispute with Alameda County, California health officials about reopening a Tesla factory at the start of the coronavirus pandemic.