Tesla filed a report with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday that revealed that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a decision against company This is similar to a civil complaint filed by the state of California alleging that the electric car giant has cultivated a culture of discrimination in the workplace.
Tesla will now begin its mandatory conciliation process with the federal agency, which enforces civil rights laws in the workplace.
In February, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) Complaint against Tesla Alleged “systemic racial discrimination, hostile work environment, and equal pay claims”.
The California agency claimed that Tesla dismissed black workers to the “lowest levels of the workforce” and ignored complaints about the “near-continuous use of racial insults” in the workplace.
Tesla said in a filing Monday that the finding of the EEOC case “closely parallels” what was filed by California’s DFEH.
Judge rejects Tesla’s request to stay In the case of California Last month. The next session on the strike motion is scheduled for August 24.
Tesla did not respond to a request for comment on Monday.