Faiz Siddiqui, The Washington Post Published 6:16 pm PDT, Friday, September 27, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO – A judge ruled Friday that Tesla and its chief executive, Elon Musk, broke federal labor law by targeting union activity, the latest in a series of stinging rebukes to the electronic vehicle company. The violations included a 2018 tweet from Musk’s personal account that said nothing was stopping employees from voting, “but why pay union dues & give up stock options for nothing? Our safety record is 2X better than when plant was UAW & everybody already gets healthcare.” Tesla also introduced rules requiring permission for the distribution of union pamphlets and other materials in addition to threatening the loss of stock options if unionization occurred. The company also told employees that it would be “futile” to unionize because they would lack a voice, according to the ruling. Those constituted “unfair labor practices” under the National Labor Relations Act, ruled administrative law judge Amita Baman Tracy. It’s not the first time Musk has gotten in trouble for his tweets. Last year, he ended up in a dispute with the Securities and Exchange Commission over a tweet by Musk saying he had “funding secured” to take… Read full this story
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