Tesla is a ‘Hotbed for Racist Behavior,’ Lawsuit Says

Tesla Inc. is a “hotbed for racist behavior,” according to a new class action lawsuit filed against the Silicon Valley car company.

Former Tesla employee Marcus Vaughn filed the lawsuit Monday on behalf of more than 100 African-Americans working at the company’s Fremont, Calif., production plant. The claim seeks unspecified punitive monetary damages and for Tesla to add more policies to combat workplace harassment.

Vaughn — who worked for the company from April 23 to Halloween — said supervisors routinely used the “N word” in front of black workers. Vaughn said he sent...

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By: TheWrap - Tuesday, 14 November

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