Elon Musk says he’s going to spice up childcare advantages at his firms as a part of his mission to sort out the “underpopulation disaster” that he adamantly claims is “the most important hazard civilization faces by far.” The world’s richest man at the moment runs Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Firm — he was additionally about to helm Twitter till he tried to again out of the $44 billion buyout, a lot to the discontent of the corporate’s board.
“Youngsters are price it if in any respect potential,” Musk writes. “I’m planning to extend childcare advantages at my firms considerably. Hopefully, different firms do the identical.” Musk’s assertion is available in response to a tweet asking concerning the monetary implications of getting a number of children, a thread that Nick Cannon, who additionally has a rising household, even chimed in on. Musk provides that the Musk Basis will “donate on to households” as nicely, however it’s unclear what precisely this implies. Musk says he’ll share extra particulars about these plans subsequent month.
Youngsters are price it if in any respect potential. I’m planning to extend childcare advantages at my firms considerably.
Hopefully, different firms do similar.
Additionally, Musk Basis plans to donate on to households.
Hopefully, particulars to be introduced subsequent month.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 8, 2022
As identified by Insider, Tesla at the moment offers as much as 16 weeks of paid household depart, in addition to covers as much as $40,000 for fertility providers. Job listings for Neuralink point out that it provides parental depart, however it’s unclear what sort of family-related advantages SpaceX and The Boring Firm have to supply.
Musk has introduced up a collapsing beginning price a number of instances within the current previous, and rehashed the subject as soon as once more after a report from Insider revealed that Musk had twins with considered one of his prime Neuralink executives, Shivon Zilis, final 12 months. Whereas Musk didn’t straight verify the report, he tweeted: “Doing my finest to assist the underpopulation disaster,” shortly after the claims surfaced. Musk, who at the moment has 9 recognized youngsters, has made massive guarantees in response to tweets up to now — some that he’s adopted by means of on, and a few… not a lot.
Via Twitter, he dedicated to funding Flint, Michigan to assist residents entry clear water — which the metropolis not too long ago used to unveil clear ingesting fountains in faculties — and in addition responded to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s plea to ship over Starlink satellites at first of Russia’s invasion. We’ll should see if Musk follows by means of on his promise to extend childcare advantages, or if it’s only a whimsical assertion that his promise to rework Twitter is beginning to look like.