A former clinic employee shares the intensity of Tesla’s pressure and her boss’s willingness to let bottom-line concerns influence clinical decisions.
The electric carmaker’s top safety executive made several misleading statements to a state board that doles out lucrative tax exemptions.
The clinic’s practices are unsafe and unethical, five former clinic employees said.
The electric car company added 13 injuries from 2017 that had been missing when it certified its legally mandated injury report earlier this year.
Undercounting injuries is a symptom of a larger problem: Tesla has put electric car manufacturing above safety concerns, former safety experts say.
The injury records were released after a Reveal lawsuit, unlocking data the Trump administration had tried to keep secret.
Mobile acute care hospitals, ventilators and N95 respirators were stocked, but state leaders refused to allocate funds to maintain them.
For facilities that are violating wage laws, profit margins hinge on the widespread exploitation of thousands of caretakers.
Silicon Valley companies had many reasons for withholding the data, including Yelp’s diversity officer, who called it “probably not very interesting.”
Known nationally as a laboratory of progressive values and environmental protection, California is perhaps the last place one would expect Big Oil to hold sway.