Elon Musk claims: “Tesla factory safety has improved every safety has improved every year & is now better than industry avg.” But that’s not true.
An ecosystem of fear surrounds the temporary immigrant technology worker program, with labor brokers exploiting employees through financial bondage that relies on humiliation, intimidation and legal threats.
Severely injured worker sues Tesla: ‘I’m not who I used to be’
Son Nguyen is suing Tesla after he was burned on the job. “I remember waking up after surgery … I was just terrified. I thought I was dead.”
Tesla hit by government investigation after Reveal story
Cal/OSHA says it “takes seriously reports of workplace hazards and allegations of employers’ underreporting recordable work-related injuries.”
Jesse Jackson calls out Silicon Valley ‘empty promises’ on diversity
Rev. Jesse Jackson asks tech companies each year to release basic demographic reports they send to the government. This year he’s turning up the heat.
Palo Alto Networks avoids disclosing diversity data despite shareholder vote
The cybersecurity company used a controversial workaround to avoid disclosing diversity data after a majority of shareholders voted for disclosure.
Congresswoman to tech firms: ‘You’re hiding something’
Most big Silicon Valley tech firms won’t release diversity job data. “They’re probably covering up their dismal record,” Rep. Barbara Lee said.
How you can push for more transparency from Silicon Valley’s tech giants
Many of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms refuse to share their diversity data – which is where you come in. Here’s how you can help.
Has Google increased representation of women? Not so much
There is a mistaken but entrenched belief that the tech industry is based on pure meritocracy, says Caroline Simard, senior director of research at Stanford University’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research.
Objecting to sexual harassment got me fired, says ex-Uber employee
A former Uber employee claimed he was fired last year after sticking up for female colleagues facing sexual harassment, according to a formal complaint that has not previously been made public.
Tesla relied on cheap foreign labor
Tesla used foreign laborers from Eastern Europe, some of whom earned as little as $5 an hour, to build a paint shop at the company’s Fremont, California, plant, according to The Mercury News.