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Tesla Sued by Previous Employees Over ‘Mass Layoff’

Former Tesla employees have filed a lawsuit in contradiction of the U.S. electric car company alleging its decision to carry out a “mass layoff” violated federal law as the company did not deliver advance notice of the job cuts.

Two workers who said they terminated from Tesla’s giga factory plant in Sparks, Nevada in June filed the lawsuit late Sunday in Texas. Rendering to the suit, more than 500 employees terminated at the Nevada factory.

The workers claim the company failed to adhere to federal laws on mass layoffs.

That necessitate a 60-day announcement period under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, bestowing to the lawsuit.

They are pursuing class-action status for all former Tesla employees.

All through the United States who placed off in May or June without advance announcement.

Previous employee sued Tesla:

“Tesla has simply notified the employees that their terminations effective immediately,” the complaint said.

Company Tesla, which has not mentioned on the number of layoffs.

Did not instantaneously respond to requests for comment about the lawsuit.

Musk, the world’s richest person, said previously this month he had a “super bad feeling” about the economy and that Tesla required to cut staff by about 10%.

According to an email seen by Reuters.

More than 20 people recognizing themselves as Tesla employees said:

They laid off, let go or positions terminated this month, rendering to online postings and interviews with Reuters.

The action filed by John Lynch and Daxton Hartsfield:

Who fired on June 10 and June 15 correspondingly, seeks pay and benefits for the 60-day announcement period.

“It’s pretty shocking that Tesla would just blatantly violate federal labour law by laying off so many workers without providing the required notice,”

Shannon Liss-Riordan, an attorney demonstrating the workers told Reuters.

She said Tesla is offering some employees only one week of severance, accumulation that:

She is making an emergency motion with a court to try to block Tesla from trying to get proclamations from employees in exchange for just one week of severance.

The suit filed in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas.

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