Musk’s X denies election team redundancy process is sham after claim by senior Dublin employee

The firm previously known as Twitter is facing action High Court action by Dublin-based employee over disciplinary process

Elon Musk, owner of X. X employee Aaron Rodericks alleges that Musk defamed him in a tweet that commented on the company’s election interference team. Picture: Kirsty Wigglesworth/Getty Images

Twitter has denied that a redundancy process it commenced which seeks to reduce work performed from Ireland is a “sham” and claimed it centres on aligning teams in the same time zone.

The social media firm, now known as X, made the claims in legal filings as part of a case taken Aaron Rodericks, co-lead of threat disruption with the company.

Rodericks secured a temporary injunction in September against his employer over a disciplinary process ...