It is reported that the layoffs in China are part of Tesla’s global layoff plan.
Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent an email to company executives that mentioned Tesla needed to “cut jobs by about 10%.”
Following news of the layoffs, Tesla China canceled three recruitment events for sales, R&D and supply chain positions in China that had been scheduled for June 16, 23 and 30.
On the 21st of this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said at the Qatar Economic Forum:U.S. recession is inevitable at some point, Tesla has decided to reduce full-paid employees by 10% in the next three months, but hopes to add some hourly temporary workers, and the overall number of employees will be reduced by 3% to 3.5%.
This may be the main reason for Tesla’s major layoffs, but Tesla’s layoffs have also caused dissatisfaction among many employees. In the United States, many laid-off employees have filed a class action lawsuit against Tesla, accusing Tesla La failed to give 60 days’ notice to layoffs as required by labor law.