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California sues Tesla, alleging ‘pervasive’ racism at Fremont factory

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The state of California has filed a lawsuit against Tesla over allegations the company has operated a “racially segregated workplace” at its factory near San Francisco.

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The agency found evidence that the automaker's Fremont factory segregates the workplace based on race.

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Kevin Kish, the director of DFEH, said in a statement that African American employees were exposed to racial slurs, with one employee admitting to having been harassed up to 100 times a day.

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Kish said that employees who belong to minorities are subjected to discrimination and racial slurs, and they get unfair pay,

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Too many job assignments, unfair discipline and promotions are also conducted from them as compared to them, thus creating a toxic work environment.

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Tesla responded to the lawsuit in a blog post, calling it unfair and unproductive. The company has written that it opposes all forms of discrimination and harassment.

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And It Has A Strong And Dedicated Employee Relations Team That Investigates Employee Complaints To Ensure That Their Well-Being Is Prioritized.

The automaker revealed that they are the last remaining automobile manufacturer in California. Its Fremont factory has a majority-minority workforce and provides well-paying jobs to over 30,000 people

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