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Exemployee sues Tesla for allegedly firing hundreds of employees without notice

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A recently terminated Tesla employee claims the company broke California law when it let hundreds of workers go in what it claims were performance-related firings. 

In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, Abraham Duarte alleges that employees were not given the proper forewarning required by state law, Jalopnik first reported. California's WARN act compels businesses to provide at least 60 days notice before laying off more than 50 workers.

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But Tesla maintains that the workers — who numbered between 400 and 1,200 by various accounts — were not laid off but fired for poor performance reviews, and thus not subject to the regulation. Read more...

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