Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Ex-SolarCity employees: We were fired after reporting millions in fake sales

Two men and a woman have sued SolarCity, and its parent company, Tesla, alleging serious corporate misbehavior. The former retail employees claim that SolarCity tacitly approved the creation of "fake sales accounts," resulting in "unjustified bonuses" for some employees and the basis of an "unreasonably high valuation of SolarCity" for investors. The automaker acquired SolarCity in late 2016 for $2.6 billion. In addition, the plaintiffs said they faced rampant harassment, discrimination, and inadequate overtime pay during their near-one-year tenure ending in mid-2017. Tesla did not respond to Ars’ request for comment on Sunday...MORE

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