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Elon Musk Clarifies That Tesla Will Continue Hiring Hourly Workers And 10% Layoffs Are For Salaried Workers
In another email, Tesla CEO Elon Musk explains his termination plans: Hourly wage earners in the factories should not be affected. Elon Musk revealed details in another email after his announcement that he would lay off ten percent of the Tesla workforce. Accordingly, the ten percent reduction in employees should not relate to "hourly wage earners". Electrek reports that Musk is said to have made it clear in the email that the layoffs will not affect the employees who assemble Tesla's products.