Elon Musk Sued For Gender Bias In Wave Of Firings

Bloomberg Law reports

The mass layoffs and constructive discharges that have hit Twitter Inc. since Elon Musk bought the company have impacted female employees to a significantly greater degree than male workers, a new class lawsuit charges.

That women were more affected by Musk’s immediately laying off more than half of Twitter’s workforce and his “quickly implemented new policies” is no surprise given his history of misogynistic comments, the suit filed Wednesday by Carolina Bernal Strifling and Willow Wren Turkal said.

They pointed to his “posted tweets on Twitter” that joked about naming a school using the acronym “TITS” and about women’s breasts. Musk tweeted just this week that testosterone rocks, and he “has been vocal about promoting women having a lot of babies,” the suit said.

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