A black employee at Tesla's California gigafactory claims he was called the N-word 'approximately 100 times' and saw swastikas and KKK signs plastered over the bathroom as the company faces a major racism lawsuit.
Aaron Craven's sworn declaration is among 100 others from fellow staff members claiming Elon Musk's electric car giant discriminates against black people and has created a toxic atmosphere at its main factory in Fremont.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'I was directly called ''n*****' approximately 100 times at the Fremont factory,' Craven - who has since left the firm - said in a sworn statement filed to Alameda County Superior Court and seen by Dailymail.com.
Aaron Craven's sworn declaration is among 100 others from fellow staff members Tesla is racist against black people and has created a toxic atmosphere at its main factory in Fremont (pictured)
Another plaintiff, ex-contractor Aaron Minor, said he heard Tesla employees describing the factor as 'the Plantation' and its black employees as 'cotton workers', according to a 500-page exhibit.
'My understanding is that people refer to the Tesla factory as the Plantation and call employees cotton workers because Tesla treats its Black employees like slaves,' Minor wrote.
Other employees claimed black workers struggled to get promotions and were forced to perform menial tasks. They also claim bosses were not interested in investigating claims of racism.
The action alleges that Tesla has 'created an intimidating, hostile, and offensive work environment for black and/or African-American employees that includes a routine use of the terms 'n****r' and 'n***a' and other