I presented six women This is Tuesday Lawsuits in California (US) against luxury electric car manufacturer Teslawhich they were accused of Promoting a culture of sexual harassment in the assembly plant Located in Fremont, in the same state.
Newspaper Washington Post Note that All six women held positions at the company’s assembly plant or service center in Fremont, and all accused their male colleagues of sexual harassment.
In some cases, when they reported the behavior of their colleagues, Female employees claim that they have been transferred from their jobs to other jobs. Several reported that they developed depression and anxiety as a result of the alleged harassment.
In November, another employee of Fremont sued Against Tesla for the same reasons, after accusing the company of promoting Climate of sexual harassment in the assembly plant. The complaint said Tesla was exposing female workers to “appalling” conditions of rampant sexual harassment at its main plant, and supervisors ignored the other direction when filing complaints.
According to the plaintiff in this case, Jessica Barazza, 38, her classmates made lewd comments about her physique, her daily whistling, and even suffered from being touched.
prominent He reported the situation to Tesla’s human resources department, but according to his complaint, the company has not acted against the alleged perpetrators of the harassment.
Following a high profile lawsuit, the law firm Johnson Vestel, which is unrelated to the allegations made thus far against Tesla, in a statement Investigate lawsuits against “certain officers and directors” at Tesla.
The company noted that Tesla shareholders can sue the company so that it does not suffer consequences by holding “the company’s executives and directors” personally liable for the “alleged harm caused.”
The law firm also noted that Shareholders can “help reform corporate governance to prevent future misconduct.”
In October, a judge ordered Tesla to pay 137 million dollars to another employee of a company in Fremont, Owen Diaz, for the racism, discrimination, and harassment he experienced in his job.
A California court has ordered an electric car maker to pay damages for turning a blind eye to racism it experienced at one of its factories, sending a powerful message to the US corporate world, according to its attorney.
“They gave an amount that could serve as a wake-up call for American companies.”He told the agency France Press agency Civil attorney Larry Organ. “Do not engage in racist behavior and do not allow racist behavior to continue.”
Owen Diaz was hired by a recruitment agency and worked between June 2015 and July 2016 at the company’s plant in Fremont (California), where He was subjected to racist insults and a hostile work environment, according to court documents.
Diaz said during the trial that The African Americans at the factory, where her son also worked, were constantly insulted and given racist nicknames.
“Tesla’s progressive image was a front to hide the degrading treatment of its African American employees”The lawsuit states.
Diaz noted that despite complaints to management, Tesla did not move to stop these behaviors.
(With information from EFE and Reuters)
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