Why Elon Musk Can Fire Anyone He Wants To

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Rumor had it that Elon Musk planned to fire 75 percent of Twitter’s staff, prompting an “open letter” from some Twitter employees who called it a “transparent act of worker intimidation.”

That sounds scary and illegal. How dare Musk intimidate employees?

Well, while there are some National Labor Relations Act rights that prohibit companies from stopping employees from engaging in unionization or talking about working conditions, threatening to fire 75 percent of the staff doesn’t cut it.

Can Musk fire 75 percent of the staff? Now “people familiar with the matter,” said Musk said that

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