Former Tesla employees file lawsuit against company over 'mass layoff'

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Former Tesla employees have filed a lawsuit against the company, arguing that its "mass layoff" violated federal law since workers were not provided advance notice of their firings.

The lawsuit, filed late Sunday in Texas by two workers saying they were fired in June from Tesla's gigafactory plant in Sparks, Nevada, alleges that more than 500 employees were terminated at the Nevada facility.

The employees claim the company failed to follow federal laws regarding mass layoffs that require a 60-day notice under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the lawsuit reads.

The workers are seeking class action status for all former Tesla employees throughout the U. S. who were fired in May or June without advance notice.

"Tesla has simply notified the employees that their terminations would be effective immediately," the lawsuit reads.

This comes after company founder and CEO Elon Musk said ... (Read more)