Twitter’s employees in Singapore have been reassigned as distant employees by the corporate based on Bloomberg. Staff had been requested to vacate Twitter’s important APAC workplace by finish of day Wednesday, a supply had instructed the publication, including that Twitter’s inside techniques had been itemizing Singapore-based workers as distant employees till futher discover.
Preliminary experiences of the transfer advised employees had been requested to go away the CapitaGreen workplace in downtown Singapore due to unpaid lease.
I am instructed Twitter workers had been simply walked out of its Singapore workplace — its Asia-Pacific headquarters — over nonpayment of lease. Landlords walked workers out of the constructing
— Casey Newton (@CaseyNewton) January 11, 2023
Nevertheless, its landlord, CapitaLand confirmed to Marketing campaign Asia-Pacific that Twitter remained a tenant, at the very least for now.
“Twitter has been a tenant of CapitaGreen since 2015, and it stays a tenant of CapitaGreen,” a CapitaLand spokesperson stated.
Uncertainty over Twitter’s tenancy and additional layoffs stem from new proprietor Elon Musk’s current cost-cutting actions which have included nonpayment of lease at its world headquarters.
Bloomberg additionally reported there have been layoffs within the Singapore and Dublin workplace within the belief and security group final week. Nur Azhar Bin Ayob, a brand new rent as head of website integrity for APAC was amongst these affected.
Greater than half of its 7,500 world workforce have additionally been laid off for the reason that takeover.