Tesla Denounces DFEH Discrimination Lawsuit as Unfounded

Feb 9th, 2022Legal
  • California's DFEH is filing a lawsuit against Tesla for alleged racial discrimination and harassment at the Fremont factory between 2015 and 2019.

  • Tesla refutes the claims, highlighting its measures against discrimination, including a dedicated Employee Relations team and a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team.

  • The company criticizes the DFEH for not working constructively with them and stresses on their contributions to sustainability and job creation in California.

  • Tesla questions the credibility of DFEH's allegations, noting that no misconduct was found in DFEH's numerous closed investigations over five years.

  • Tesla intends to request the court to pause the lawsuit until factual evidence can be reviewed, expressing concern over the lack of specific details provided by the DFEH.