FILE PHOTO: The view of Tesla Inc’s U.S. car manufacturing unit which was open for enterprise on March 18, regardless of an order by the Alameda county’s sheriff’s workplace to adjust to a three-week lockdown within the San Francisco Bay Space, with the intention to rein within the unfold of coronavirus illness (COVID), in Fremont, California, U.S., March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is reducing contractors from its U.S. automobile and battery vegetation, CNBC reported on Friday, citing staff and a contract staffing company.
The electrical carmaker is axing contractors at each its car meeting plant in Fremont, California, and at its Gigafactory outdoors of Reno, Nevada, in line with the CNBC report cnb.cx/2UZf5EH.
The cuts have an effect on a whole lot of staff, the report stated, citing individuals aware of the choice.
“It’s with my deepest remorse that I need to inform you that the Tesla manufacturing unit shutdown has been prolonged because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and because of this, Tesla has requested to finish all contract assignments efficient instantly,” Steadiness Staffing, a workforce administration firm, stated in a memo sighted by CNBC.
Steadiness Staffing informed staff they’d keep on the company’s books and will discover different work by way of their enterprise, in line with the report, which added that contractors employed with different temp companies had obtained related notices.
Tesla’s manufacturing and supply was largely unaffected by the coronavirus outbreak within the first three months of the yr, earlier than it started suspensions at its Fremont plant final month.
Tesla and Steadiness Staffing didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark.
Reporting by Philip George and Ayanti Bera in Bengaluru; modifying by Jane Wardell