Nine Tesla employees criticized the company’s response to the novel coronavirus in interviews with Business Insider.
They said Tesla has been slow to act and hasn’t done as much as it can to keep workers safe.
Tesla has closed its California car plant and New York solar roof-tile factory, but has left its Nevada battery factory open, as well as at least some of its stores and service centers.
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The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus has come at a particularly bad time for one Tesla service employee who’s dealing with a health issue.
After his request for medical leave was denied, he has found himself with little to do, given the work restrictions outlined by his doctor.
“I don’t see a point of me even being at work,” he said.
He’s concerned about more than aimlessness. He fears interacting with customers could expose him to the coronavirus, an especially frightening prospect given the uncertainty surrounding his health.
“I’m just worried that if I do get sick, it’s going to affect me disproportionately,” he said.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Technology