Elon Musk clarifies Tesla layoffs after ex-employees sue company


Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

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Elon Musk has sought to clarify how many Tesla workers will lose their jobs, following the launch of a lawsuit by former employees who claim the automaker breached U.S. labor laws.

Speaking at an event hosted by Bloomberg on Tuesday, Musk said Tesla would reduce its salaried workforce by 10% in the next three months, while at the same time growing the number of hourly employees.

A report earlier this month from Reuters said Musk wanted to cut 10% of jobs, citing an internal email penned by the Tesla CEO. In the memo, Musk reportedly said he has a “super bad feeling” about the economy.

But in a follow-up email to Tesla staff obtained by…


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