© Reuters Tesla (TSLA) Investor Sues Musk and Firm over ‘Poisonous Office Tradition’
By Michael Elkins
Tesla (NASDAQ:) investor, Solomon Chau, filed a lawsuit Thursday towards the electrical automotive maker and its CEO, Elon Musk, accusing them of neglecting to sort out complaints about office discrimination and harassment, and engendering a “poisonous office tradition.”
“This poisonous work atmosphere has gestated internally for years, and solely not too long ago has the reality about Tesla’s tradition emerged, resulting in authorized motion from authorities regulators and personal events alike,” Chau stated within the grievance. “Tesla’s poisonous office tradition has precipitated monetary hurt and irreparable injury to the corporate’s fame.”
The lawsuit accuses Musk, 11 Tesla board members, and the corporate of getting breached fiduciary responsibility by failing to handle and treatment “Purple Flags” regarding inside studies of discrimination and harassment.
Musk “both knew, was reckless, or was grossly negligent in disregarding the criminal activity of such substantial magnitude and period”, Chau claimed in his grievance.
Tesla has stated it doesn’t tolerate discrimination and has taken steps to sort out employees’ complaints.