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Tesla Fires SolarCity Employees, Smacked with NLRB Charges

UAW applying more pressure to EV maker.

by on Oct.27, 2017

The UAW filed complaints against Tesla related to the firing of workers at its Fremont, California, plant.

Tesla Inc. has begun firing employees, following performance reviews, at is non-automotive SolarCity subsidiary as it prepares to release its third-quarter financial results at time when the company is under some intense scrutiny.

Meanwhile, United Auto Workers filed a new round of complaints with the National Labor Relations Board in Oakland, California, in response to the dismissal of employees, including a number of union supporters, from Tesla’s assembly plant in Fremont, California.

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The UAW charges the company intimidated and harassed employees, terminated a group of employees to discourage protected pro-union activity and disciplined employees for wearing items with the UAW logo.  (more…)