Tesla’s safety chief claimed the company’s Fremont plant has had ‘zero COVID-19 workplace transmissions’ since reopening in May (TSLA)

Tesla safety chief Laurie Shelby claimed the company’s Fremont factory has had “zero COVID-19 workplace transmissions” since restarting operations in May, according to CNBC. In an internal memo first reported by the San Francisco Chronicle on Thursday, Shelby said employees exposed to the virus followed safety protocols, like staying home and alerting managers, in “most instances.” But employees told CNBC that the safety rules imposed by county officials as a requirement for the company to reopen have been impossible to follow. Several Tesla employees have tested positive for the virus since CEO Elon Musk defied local lockdown orders

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