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Tesla email reveals company’s effort to silence an alleged victim with cashUpdated13 Apr 5:37pm

Tesla email reveals company’s effort to silence an alleged victim with cash

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When a worker alleged discrimination, the company sought to keep him quiet: ‘If there is media attention, there will be no deal’ Tesla had a clear message to DeWitt Lambert, a black employee alleging racial discrimination: take our money and stay quiet. “In terms of settlement, we are willing to pay Mr. Lambert [redacted], but only if we are to resolve this matter before there is media attention, preferably within the next few hours,” the Tesla general counsel, Todd Maron, wrote to the worker’s lawyers last year. “If there is media attention first, there will be no deal.”
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