The United Auto Workers has been trying to unionize Tesla’s growing workforce at the Fremont factory for a while now. Last year, UAW President Dennis Williams said that they were “respecting Tesla’s startup status” up until now, but they are seeking to get involved now that Tesla is increasing its production capacity with the Model 3.
Using similar language, a Tesla employee published a blog post today to get the ball rolling again. In a statement to Electrek, Tesla said that it plans to continue “engaging directly with employees” instead. expand full story