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Wicked Blue

(5,976 posts)
Fri Dec 30, 2022, 05:12 PM Dec 2022

Twitter employees are bringing their own toilet paper to work as Elon Musk keeps 'cutting costs like

Fortune.com
BY Steve Mollman
December 30, 2022 at 12:49 PM EST

Twitter CEO Elon Musk recently said he’s been “cutting costs like crazy” since taking over the company. Employees are smelling the results. 

Speaking in a Twitter Spaces conversation on Dec. 20, Musk said, “This company is like, basically, you are in a plane that is headed toward the ground at high speed with the engines on fire and the controls don’t work.”

Among his drastic cost-cutting measures, Musk canceled janitorial services this month at the company’s San Francisco headquarters, according to the New York Times. Combined with workers being packed onto two floors after four were closed, one result has been the smell of leftover takeout food and body odor lingering in the air. 

What’s more, the bathrooms have become dirtier, and some employees have resorted to bringing their own rolls of toilet paper to work.


https://fortune.com/2022/12/30/twitter-employees-bring-own-toilet-paper-as-elon-musk-keeps-cutting-costs/

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Twitter employees are bringing their own toilet paper to work as Elon Musk keeps 'cutting costs like (Original Post) Wicked Blue Dec 2022 OP
They should bring this TP with Musk's face on it - bet he starts buying regular TP pronto! Liberty Belle Dec 2022 #1
K&R !!! n/t RKP5637 Dec 2022 #3
Perfect! Wicked Blue Dec 2022 #5
Sure way Rebl2 Dec 2022 #7
Swipe right! Hekate Dec 2022 #12
lolol Wicked Blue Dec 2022 #15
Maybe they should use musks office as the shitter. madinmaryland Dec 2022 #2
Excuse Cutting Nickels & Dimes... ProfessorGAC Dec 2022 #4
Just wait until they see the payroll deductions for flushing. bluedigger Dec 2022 #6
They ought to crap on his desk Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Dec 2022 #8
they could just use rubles d_r Dec 2022 #9
Demands work-from-home employeees return to the office. Then fires the office janitors. tinrobot Dec 2022 #10
This Musk fellow sounds more and more like tRump every minute Blue Owl Dec 2022 #11
At this point those who are reporting for work must be absolutely desperate for a paycheck... Hekate Dec 2022 #13
there has to be better jobs for these people out there somewhere....... Takket Dec 2022 #14
Musk is taking pleasure in seeing how much abuse his remaining employees will endure. Solly Mack Dec 2022 #16
Fucking narcissist trash I_UndergroundPanther Dec 2022 #19
And we're supposed to believe Musk is a billionaire? Generic Brad Dec 2022 #17
reminds me of somebody...hmm... Wicked Blue Dec 2022 #18
Why do you suppose they stay? BlueSpot Dec 2022 #20

ProfessorGAC

(66,643 posts)
4. Excuse Cutting Nickels & Dimes...
Fri Dec 30, 2022, 05:30 PM
Dec 2022

...is what all good executives do in highly successful multi-billion dollar companies.
Oh, wait.....

tinrobot

(11,030 posts)
10. Demands work-from-home employeees return to the office. Then fires the office janitors.
Fri Dec 30, 2022, 06:06 PM
Dec 2022

What a fiasco.

If he had just let them continue working from home, this wouldn't even be a story.

Hekate

(92,276 posts)
13. At this point those who are reporting for work must be absolutely desperate for a paycheck...
Fri Dec 30, 2022, 07:13 PM
Dec 2022

I wish them all godspeed in acquiring new jobs in the new year. smh

Takket

(22,104 posts)
14. there has to be better jobs for these people out there somewhere.......
Fri Dec 30, 2022, 07:13 PM
Dec 2022

better than working 16 hours shifts and sleeping at your job, and having to use a dirty toilet.

Generic Brad

(14,303 posts)
17. And we're supposed to believe Musk is a billionaire?
Fri Dec 30, 2022, 08:27 PM
Dec 2022

Most of us are only thousandaires or less and we're even not that cheap.

Being in charge of so many companies makes me suspect he is heavily involved in creative accounting and does not have anywhere near the wealth he wants us to think he has.

BlueSpot

(879 posts)
20. Why do you suppose they stay?
Sat Dec 31, 2022, 12:04 AM
Dec 2022

I just cannot think of a healthy reason. I can think of dependence on insurance. I can think of being in a desperate place for any number of reasons. I even considered greed but decided it was not healthy. What is a healthy (mental/physical/spiritual/whatever you like) reason to keep working there?

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