April 18, 2019

The Center for Investigative Reporting recently published another revealing story on questionable workers’ comp claims handling at the Tesla factory in Fremont, California. This April 2019 piece (see link below), by investigative journalist Will Evans, focuses on a cozy relationship between Tesla and Dr. Basil Besh, a prominent Bay Area orthopedic upper-extremity specialist. The article […]

April 18, 2018

Journalists at the Center for Investigative Reporting have recently published an analysis of alleged widespread safety issues at the Fremont, California plant where Tesla cars are built (see link to the article at the bottom of this post). In 2017 I posted on a Worksafe think-tank study analyzing Tesla’s safety record: http://www.workerscompzone.com/?s=Tesla The recent CIR report […]

August 3, 2017

About a year and a half ago I toured the Tesla factory in Fremont. What an eye opener. Our office has represented auto workers at that plant for decades. That means going back to the old General Motors operation there. After that, we handled workers at New United Motor (NUMMI), the joint venture between GM and […]