Save the Planet – Don’t Worry About the Workers at Tesla

Tesla workers describe long hours and management pressure not to complain of job-related injuries – all to increase profits at their non-union shop. “I’ve seen people pass out, hit the floor like a pancake and smash their face open,” said Jonathan Galescu, a production technician at Tesla. “They just send us to work around him while he’s still lying on the floor.” (The Guardian) Elon Musk claims his focus is to protect us from global warming, but he’s a capitalist of the first order and determined to replace workers with robots.

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About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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