Laid-off Tesla workers launch class action after investor accuses firm of “toxic culture”
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esla Factory located in Fremont, East San Francisco bay area
John van der Luit-Drummond, Editor

Two former workers at Tesla’s gigafactory in Nevada have launched a class-action lawsuit against the electric car company for illegally dismissing staff without notice.

John Lynch and Daxton Hartsfield, who were laid off on 10 and 15 June respectively, claim Tesla violated the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, which requires employees affected by mass redundancies to be given 60 days’ notice and pay.

More than 500 employees were terminated at the Nevada factory, according to the complaint.


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