Tesla boss Elon Musk orders his staff again to the workplace. “Everybody at Tesla has to spend at the least 40 hours per week in the workplace,” Musk wrote in an e-mail to staff of the US electrical automotive maker on Tuesday night, obtained by Reuters. “If somebody would not present up, we have to assume that individual has left the firm.” Two Tesla insiders confirmed the authenticity of the e-mail. Tesla itself didn’t reply to a request for remark.
In the face of rising corona infections in California, some staff of tech corporations are refusing to return to the workplace. Musk reopened his plant in Fremont, California, in Might 2020 towards the present corona restrictions. From Might to December 2020, 440 infections have been reported amongst Tesla staff, in accordance to information from the authorities, at SpaceX there have been 132 corona circumstances final 12 months.
Tech corporations are coping with the return to the workplace in another way: Google dad or mum Alphabet, for instance, depends on face-to-face conferences between staff. Twitter boss Parag Agrawal, on the different hand, wrote in March that the places of work have been open once more, however that staff had the freedom of selection: “Wherever you really feel best and artistic, that is the place you’ll work and that is closing everlasting residence workplace.” Musk desires to take over Twitter for $44 billion.