12 May '18, 9pm

Tesla reportedly locks out contractors in midst of Model 3 ramp up

Tesla factory, Fremont, California Enlarge Photo Last Wednesday, during Tesla's earnings call, we learned that CEO Elon Musk planned to restructure the company and to cut the number of contractors used at Tesla's factories. That day came suddenly this morning. Electrek reported this morning that it had obtained an internal memo from Musk noting that contractors' time was up, and that a Tesla employee would have to vouch for every individual contract worker before that worker would be allowed into Tesla facilities this morning. According to Electrek, the memo from Musk reads: "Please note my comment below about contractor companies and consultants. I extended the performance evaluation deadline to provide more opportunity to demonstrate excellence, but now time is up. Please send a note to HR before Monday justifying the excellence, necessity and trustworthiness by individu...

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