Mar 4, 2024

Elon Musk sued over $128m unpaid severance

Elon Musk is facing a lawsuit from Twitter's former top brass, who say he owes them more than $128m in unpaid severance. The four executives, including former chief Parag Agrawal, said Mr Musk fired them as he took over Twitter, now X, "Without reason, then made up fake cause" to avoid handing over the money. In the lawsuit the executives accused Mr Musk of turning the company into an entity that flouts the law and does not pay its debts. Last year, a former human resources officer at the platform filed a class action lawsuit accusing the company of failing to pay roughly $500m in severance pay owed to former staff. The four executives' lawsuit has attempted to paint Mr Musk as an individual who avoids paying his debts and treats his employees poorly.

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