Tormented Tesla employees are terrified they’ll go to an early grave after realizing they rushed into a toxic factory spearheaded by a ‘sociopath’ who managed to work hand-in-glove with local officials to salvage his fortune, Your Content can exclusively report after obtaining a trove of emails detailing the shambolic Tesla situation.
Your Content can reveal the depths of Musk’s madness – and that for the past six months, the hot-blooded billionaire has morphed into a control freak behind closed doors – forcing factory workers to continue operating under the cover of darkness throughout the entire coronavirus shelter-in-place order as clueless cops struggled to figure out if Tesla ‘is an essential business.’
On Mar. 17 officials declared it was time to get serious and brainstorm the perfect pitch to justify to reporters how Tesla is an ‘essential business’ that qualifies to bring over 10,000 employees in and out of the county on a daily basis.
“So, the question: Is Tesla an essential function in this county and can they still operate using the guidelines of the health order?” Sergeant Ray Kelly of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office wrote in an email to Alameda County Administrator, Susan S. Muranishi, Deputy County Commissioner, Amy Costa, Alameda County Sheriff Gregory J. Adhern and Undersheriff Richard T. Lucia.
“We first need to know if Tesla is an essential function,” Sgt. Kelly added, noting roughly 10,000 Tesla employees come in and out of the county daily.
“Reading the shelter in place order it seems hard to say they are an essential function unless they provide a service besides building cars.”
Officials said their ‘response to this will no doubt get international headlines.’
Tesla claimed it was an essential business, the county’s health officer disagreed and said the plant posed a public-health risk in mid-March, when Musk first defied Alameda’s shutdown order and resisted pressure from the county and Fremont to idle the factory, Bloomberg reported.
On May 9, an employee reached out to authorities as a last resort after he and his family were ‘forced to work while still [sheltering] in place.’
“I’m concerned about myself, co-workers and family if we are forced to work while still [sheltering] in place. Having that many people in a factory could be detrimental to the work we’ve done and cause a hastily second wave of coronavirus infections and deaths,” warned a Tesla production associate.
“He has employees already at the factory and is producing cars. Elon Musk and Val think they are Gods – and [they] should not get away with disobeying the county’s demands for a shelter in place.”
The Tesla staffer spoke exclusively to Your Content following our six-month investigation into Tesla’s stealthy operation.
“We feel like we’re being held prisoners and turning into zombies,” said the staffer, who spoke under the condition of anonymity to avoid workplace retaliation.
The interior of the factory resembles a sanitarium which insiders describe as ‘a dilapidated building surrounded by a fence.’
“During a late-night shift at the factory, days after the closure order was set in place, we were instructed to park at a nearby lot to be shuttled to work.
“When we walked in, Elon and Val were walking towards us. They looked like zombies. A co-worker joked: ‘Oh my god, E! It looks like you got hit in the head with a catalytic converter!’”
“From that point on, Elon believed someone hit him with a catalytic converter!”
The next day, the staff were scolded by Musk sidekicks.
“They said if we don’t solve this assault, the biggest war ever in the history of mankind would happen in Alameda County,” the staffer recalled.
“Elon said he was close to the Russians and the Russians would invade Alameda County and it would be the end of mankind.”
Later that morning, Musk tweeted that the company would sue the county and move its headquarters out of state. Hours later, attorneys for Tesla filed suit in US District Court in the Northern District of California, according to The Verge.
“In case you haven’t seen the very active media morning with Tesla,” an email briefing for county officials drafted by Sgt. Kelly reads.
“Elon Musk took to twitter about his unhappiness with the county.
“Said Tesla is going to sue and move to another state. He also took exception with our interim unelected health director. This caused quite a stir on social media for and against the reopening.
“The Fremont Mayor put out a statement in support of Tesla. A lot of different interest groups for and against this.
“The issued statement will hopefully get us through the next day or two. Keep you posted.”
But Sheriff Gregory Ahern insisted ‘Tesla has a plan’ to adhere to guidelines.
“I think they have a safe plan to PPE that should get approved – on standby,” said Sheriff Gregory Ahern.
Though many stood by, he never replied.
In a drastic move, one local asked police to cordon Tesla’s perimeter to prevent ‘sociopathic’ Elon Musk from forcing staff adhere to his demands and return to work in defiance of ordinances.
“I [expect] Tesla’s plans to re-open their factory next week in violation of county state home orders for non-essential businesses to be prevented by force if necessary,” one individual wrote to Alameda County Sheriffs.
The tipster suggested cops ‘blockade the entrances’ if need be.
“Criminal charges and arrests of Elon Musk, Tesla executives, and their board of directors need to be executed if this opening takes place.
“They are NOT above the law and do not set or control public health statutes or policy. Their factory reopening is sociopathic behavior. They have been given leniency that has not positively modified their behavior. Enough is enough. They are a repeat offender.”
The individual also advised authorities that ‘purposely endangering the public health and well-being is a serious crime.’
As Your Content readers know, Musk asked authorities to arrest him if they were disgruntled by his decision to reopen.
““Tesla is restarting production today against Alameda County rules. I will be on the line with everyone else,” said Musk. “If anyone is arrested, I ask that it only be me.”
During an email exchange between an individual at the office of California Governor Gavin Newsom – officials realized Musk was off his rocker after reading his lengthy social media rant.
Assistant Chief of California Emergency Services Law Enforcement Branch, Greg Smith, emailed the sheriff’s office following the tweet.
“Should be interesting,” Smith quipped, linking the sheriff to an article published by Breitbart.
Your Content reached out Elon Musk and Tesla seeking comment days ago, but we didn’t hear back by the time of publication.
Additional Reporting By: Hong Xie and Nik Hatziefstathiou for Your Content.
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