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Stay home if you want, Musk tells Tesla workers as Fremont plant stays open

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  1. skybrian
    From the article:

    From the article:

    Tesla’s Fremont electric vehicle assembly plant, which employs about 10,000 workers, will remain open despite the “shelter in place” lockdown issued by six Bay Area counties on Monday.

    Alameda County has declared Tesla an “essential business” that is allowed to remain in operation, according to a county spokesman.

    What’s essential about automobile manufacturing in the midst of a viral pandemic? “That’s a good question,” said spokesman Ray Kelly, promising more information would be forthcoming. “We’re in uncharted waters right now.”

    Operations will continue, Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk told employees in a Monday night email. “If you feel the slightest bit ill or even uncomfortable, please do not feel obligated to come to work,” he said.

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