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Tesla fires hundreds of employees after annual performance reviews

Though Tesla cited performance as the reason for the firings, the source said he was fired in spite of never having been given a bad review


Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc fired about 400 employees this week, including associates, team leaders and supervisors, a former employee told Reuters on Friday. The dismissals were a result of a company-wide annual review, Tesla said in an emailed statement, without confirming the number of employees leaving the company. "It's about 400 people ranging from associates to team leaders to supervisors. We don't know how high up it went," said the former employee, who worked on the assembly line and did not want to be identified. Though Tesla cited ...

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First Published: Sun, October 15 2017. 00:59 IST