Elon Musk Cancels Remote Working in Tesla, Declares 40 Hours Weekly Work
Elon Musk has told Tesla employees to resume their respective offices full time or quit the company.
The billionaire sent out a mail saying that Tesla workers must show up for at least 40 hours per week.
The billionaire later said that “They should pretend to work somewhere else.”
Elon Musk has ordered Tesla employees to come back into their respective offices for at least 40 hours of work weekly, or leave the company. The billionaire also sent similar mail to workers at his other company, SpaceX.
In two separate emails that were sent, Musk said that people must show up for at least 40 hours per week in a main Tesla office. The billionaire added that if workers do not show up, he’ll assume that they have resigned.
“Anyone who wishes to do remote work must be in the office for a minimum (and I mean *minimum*) of 40 hours per week or depart Tesla,”
the billionaire continued:
“If there are particularly exceptional contributors for whom this is impossible, I will review and approve those exceptions directly,”
Elon Musk further claimed that it was important for senior employees to show their presence, claiming that that is why he lived in the factory so much. He suggested that if he didn’t put in that much dedication, the company would have gone bankrupt.
“Tesla has and will create and actually manufacture the most exciting and meaningful products of any company on Earth. This will not happen by phoning it in,”
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Musk is known for his intense work expectations of company workers often pushing them to ambitious production goals.
In April 2020, the billionaire forced workers to continually come to the factory despite the effect of COVID 19.