Tesla Contract Workers Pressured To Accept Debit Card For Pay Instead Of Check: Lawsuit

Tesla Contract Workers Pressured To Accept Debit Card For Pay Instead Of Check: Lawsuit

A Tesla automobile getting charged up. Photo: Sean Gallup (Getty) Tesla contract staff aren’t receiving legally required time beyond regulation pay or mandated work breaks, in line with a brand new lawsuit filed in California state court docket. The staff confronted “pressure” from a temp company that hires staff at Tesla’s California manufacturing unit to […]

Tesla: Workplace security, unions and the colour yellow

Musk, and his automobile firm’s administration, have such a deep — and now well-established — repulsion to the concept of Tesla’s workers unionizing that it is exhausting to not be reminded of what occurred the final time a billionaire was confronted with workers that needed to create an organized employees’ affiliation to guard and advocate […]

California Is Investigating Tesla Following a Damning Report Alleging Unsafe Work Conditions

California Is Investigating Tesla Following a Damning Report Alleging Unsafe Work Conditions

Photo: Getty California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has opened an investigation into Tesla following a report from Reveal detailing whistleblower allegations that Tesla was underreporting severe office accidents at its Fremont, California, manufacturing unit. The inspection began on late Tuesday and might last as long as six months, according to Bloomberg. The company, referred […]

DT Daily: Amazon, Best Buy buddy up to sell each other’s smart TVs

DT Daily: Amazon, Best Buy buddy as much as promote one another’s good TVs

DT Daily host Greg Nibler is taking just a few days off, so DT’s Emerging Technology editor Drew Prindle is taking up for at this time. Follow him on Twitter – it’s value it. Each TV comes with a again scratcher (probably not) Amazon has been slowly creeping in direction of promoting merchandise in precise bodily […]

Puerto Rico is experiencing an island-wide blackout

The saga of Puerto Rico’s energy grid has been an sad one. The US territory was already going through a monetary disaster earlier than the hurricane hit. The island solely has one electrical firm, and previous to Maria, it was $9 billion in debt and using outdated infrastructure and gear. After the hurricane hit, the […]

Tesla will run its Model three manufacturing '24/7' to fulfill targets

A “steady” manufacturing degree of 6,000 per week ought to arrive a number of months after that, Musk wrote. The firm chief acknowledged that this may require a hefty recruiting effort — Fremont and the Gigafactory will add about 400 staff within the subsequent a number of weeks. And sure, he was conscious of issues […]

Tesla pauses Model three manufacturing once more

As Tesla makes an attempt to fulfill its personal projections for Model 3 manufacturing, Buzzfeed stories that it’s quickly shutting down the automotive’s Fremont, CA meeting line — the place a report earlier today claimed it is undercounting accidents — for 4 to 5 days. This follows a similar pause in March, and the corporate […]

Tesla could also be purposefully undercounting employee accidents

By regulation, the corporate has to report any accidents sustained on its property that lead to missed work, job efficiency restrictions or medical remedy past first help. But in keeping with Reveal’s findings, the corporate has ceaselessly labeled such accidents as “personal medical” circumstances, that means they do not should be reported. “I saw injuries […]

Tesla Whistleblowers Say Carmaker Failed to Report Serious Injuries at Its Factory

Tesla Whistleblowers Say Carmaker Failed to Report Serious Injuries at Its Factory

Photo: Getty Tesla allegedly downplayed the security dangers at its Fremont, California, manufacturing facility by allegedly failing to precisely document accidents, according to a new report from Reveal. Whistleblowers described a piece setting wherein manufacturing was prioritized over well being, and security and accidents had been mislabeled. What’s extra, they stated CEO Elon Musk’s aesthetic […]