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Tesla Faces Yet Another Lawsuit Due to Racism in Its Premises, Mostly in Fremont
Tesla Faces Yet Another Lawsuit Due to Racism in Its Premises, Mostly in Fremont

1 Jul 2022, 15:17 UTC / Fifteen employees and former workers accuse Tesla of doing nothing to stop racism, sexual harassment, and demoting African American workers

 
New Owen Diaz Vs Tesla Trial Will Be About More Than Just Racism
New Owen Diaz Vs Tesla Trial Will Be About More Than Just Racism

28 Jun 2022, 10:09 UTC / The federal judge William Orrick said the involved parties would have a trial-setting conference on July 12 to decide on a new date

 
Owen Diaz Rejects $15 Million Racism Award From Tesla, Will Battle It Again in Court
Owen Diaz Rejects $15 Million Racism Award From Tesla, Will Battle It Again in Court

22 Jun 2022, 08:28 UTC / After a judge reduced the total damages from $136.9 million to $15 million, the former contract worker decided to have a new trial

 
Judge Rules Tesla Must Pay $15 Million Instead of $137 Million in Racism Case
Judge Rules Tesla Must Pay $15 Million Instead of $137 Million in Racism Case

14 Apr 2022, 23:14 UTC / The federal judge reduced the compensatory damages from $6.9 million to $1.5 million and the punitive damages from $130 million to $13.5 million

 
Former Tesla Construction Quality Manager Sues Company for Racism and Retaliation
Former Tesla Construction Quality Manager Sues Company for Racism and Retaliation

23 Feb 2022, 00:48 UTC / Marc Cage warned Tesla about severe construction compliance violations. Instead of fixing the issues, the EV maker fired him.

 
Instead of Promoting Clean Transportation, Tesla May Be Damaging It
Instead of Promoting Clean Transportation, Tesla May Be Damaging It

20 Feb 2022, 21:34 UTC / If the company is a leader in saving the world, we should ask if it is leading in the right way or if other companies are following it to a dead end.

 
DFEH Racism Lawsuit Accuses Tesla of Moving to Texas to Avoid Accountability
DFEH Racism Lawsuit Accuses Tesla of Moving to Texas to Avoid Accountability

11 Feb 2022, 11:16 UTC / If courts decide that DFEH is right in its allegations, this lawsuit could represent a massive blow to Tesla’s financial health.

 
Tesla Goes Public About California's DFEH Lawsuit in Threatening Tone
Tesla Goes Public About California's DFEH Lawsuit in Threatening Tone

9 Feb 2022, 14:35 UTC / The company made sure to mention it is “the last remaining automobile manufacturer in California,” implying it may eventually decide against that

 
Tesla Fremont List of Issues Adds Murder in the Parking Lot to the List
Tesla Fremont List of Issues Adds Murder in the Parking Lot to the List

15 Dec 2021, 09:49 UTC / Racism, sexual harassment, drug trafficking, and now assassination are part of the long list of problems with Tesla’s main factory.

 
Racism Victim at Tesla Fremon Says New Judgment Will Prevent It From Learning
Racism Victim at Tesla Fremon Says New Judgment Will Prevent It From Learning

9 Dec 2021, 18:58 UTC / According to Owen Diaz’s attorneys, that’s the message that courts would send if Tesla’s appeal for a new judgment is granted

 
Tesla Disputes $130 Million Punitive Award in Racism Case in Fremont
Tesla Disputes $130 Million Punitive Award in Racism Case in Fremont

18 Nov 2021, 07:45 UTC / Predictably, the company is using all arguments it has to revert the decision, even if that contradicts what Elon Musk said about being wrong

 
Owen Diaz Speaks After Court Rules Tesla Owes Him $137 Million Due to Racism
Owen Diaz Speaks After Court Rules Tesla Owes Him $137 Million Due to Racism

10 Oct 2021, 05:00 UTC / The contract worker would have left Tesla after 13 months because he could not stand the racist harassment he suffered at the Fremont plant.

 
Tesla is Convicted to Pay $136.9 Million for Failing to Prevent Racism in Fremont
Tesla is Convicted to Pay $136.9 Million for Failing to Prevent Racism in Fremont

5 Oct 2021, 17:21 UTC / Despite the jury conviction, Tesla’s vice president of people, Valerie Capers Workman, pictured the trial as if the company’s conviction was absurd

 
Racial Profiling on Ryanair: Cops Drag Man Off Plane over Made-Up Assault Charge
Racial Profiling on Ryanair: Cops Drag Man Off Plane over Made-Up Assault Charge

8 Aug 2019, 12:31 UTC / Rafik Boutiche was flying Ryanair from Portugal to the U.K., when he got into a verbal argument with a stewardess. Cops forcefully dragged him off the plane

 
Mounted Cops in Texas Lead Black Handcuffed Man by Rope Through the Streets
Mounted Cops in Texas Lead Black Handcuffed Man by Rope Through the Streets

7 Aug 2019, 11:05 UTC / Galveston Police says the technique is “trained” but admits the two officers showed bad judgment by applying it here, as they should have waited for a transport

 
American Airlines Apologizes for Forcing Doctor to Cover Up With a Blanket
American Airlines Apologizes for Forcing Doctor to Cover Up With a Blanket

10 Jul 2019, 13:34 UTC / Dr. Latisha Rowe was traveling with her son and was told the romper she had on was “inappropriate.” She was summoned to cover up or would not get on the flight

 
White Contractor Shows Up at Black Family’s House With Confederate Flag on Truck
White Contractor Shows Up at Black Family’s House With Confederate Flag on Truck

8 Jul 2019, 12:08 UTC / “If the family wants to take offense, they can,” says the driver of the truck, adding that he has no intention of removing it because he’s not racist

 
Passenger Accuses Air Canada of Not Doing Anything to Counter Racist Abuse
Passenger Accuses Air Canada of Not Doing Anything to Counter Racist Abuse

26 Jun 2019, 12:42 UTC / Woman flying from Washington D.C. to Toronto was verbally abused by another passenger and the cabin crew witnessed it and did nothing about it

 
Lesbian Trucking Couple Nic and Carla Talk About Life on the Road
Lesbian Trucking Couple Nic and Carla Talk About Life on the Road

26 Jun 2019, 11:54 UTC / The two have been trucking for almost 2 years, have turned their new lifestyle into a popular platform on social media. But it’s not always easy

 
Driving While Black: Man Has Gun Pulled on Him by Over-Eager Arkansas Cop
Driving While Black: Man Has Gun Pulled on Him by Over-Eager Arkansas Cop

30 May 2019, 13:19 UTC / Edrick Truitt did nothing wrong, was still arrested and nearly killed by a white Arkansas officer who jumped out of his car with his gun in his hand