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    Union claims Tesla unfairly hires out of state workers

    Union construction workers walked off the job at the Tesla gigafactory near Reno on Monday to protest what they describe as an out-of-state contractor bringing in workers from Arizona and New Mexico. "Nobody is working today," said protester Gerald Gonzales.

    About 100 workers were picketing, many of whom have spent months working on the gigafactory project, according to the Building and Construction Trades Council of Northern Nevada. We are trying to call attention to the fact that they are using $1.4 billion in Nevada money to staff jobs with workers from New Mexico and Arizona," said Russ James, business development specialist with the Painters Union. The contractor from New Mexico, Brycon Corp., has been bringing lower paid workers to the site, Koch said.

    "We know they're working for Brycon, and driving around the job site we see a lot of license plates from Arizona and New Mexico," Koch said.

    Union group says Tesla unfairly hiring non-Nevada workers

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    Quote Originally Posted by bajisima View Post
    Union construction workers walked off the job at the Tesla gigafactory near Reno on Monday to protest what they describe as an out-of-state contractor bringing in workers from Arizona and New Mexico. "Nobody is working today," said protester Gerald Gonzales.

    About 100 workers were picketing, many of whom have spent months working on the gigafactory project, according to the Building and Construction Trades Council of Northern Nevada. We are trying to call attention to the fact that they are using $1.4 billion in Nevada money to staff jobs with workers from New Mexico and Arizona," said Russ James, business development specialist with the Painters Union. The contractor from New Mexico, Brycon Corp., has been bringing lower paid workers to the site, Koch said.

    "We know they're working for Brycon, and driving around the job site we see a lot of license plates from Arizona and New Mexico," Koch said.

    Union group says Tesla unfairly hiring non-Nevada workers
    So basically the union is saying that they cannot compete so they will strike...not work at all? Sounds like a winning formula.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GoaTlOver View Post
    So basically the union is saying that they cannot compete so they will strike...not work at all? Sounds like a winning formula.
    Thing is both are union. We had this same thing happen a few years back, local union walked out over bringing in out of state union workers. Ended up with a few union chapters merging and closing.

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    We've always known cartel members will soil themselves in anger if they perceive that someone else offers more desirable work than they do.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoaTlOver View Post
    So basically the union is saying that they cannot compete so they will strike...not work at all? Sounds like a winning formula.
    It is, actually, and that's because our laws are extreeeeeemely permissive of this whiny no-competition bullshit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bajisima View Post
    Union construction workers walked off the job at the Tesla gigafactory near Reno on Monday to protest what they describe as an out-of-state contractor bringing in workers from Arizona and New Mexico. "Nobody is working today," said protester Gerald Gonzales.

    About 100 workers were picketing, many of whom have spent months working on the gigafactory project, according to the Building and Construction Trades Council of Northern Nevada. We are trying to call attention to the fact that they are using $1.4 billion in Nevada money to staff jobs with workers from New Mexico and Arizona," said Russ James, business development specialist with the Painters Union. The contractor from New Mexico, Brycon Corp., has been bringing lower paid workers to the site, Koch said.

    "We know they're working for Brycon, and driving around the job site we see a lot of license plates from Arizona and New Mexico," Koch said.

    Union group says Tesla unfairly hiring non-Nevada workers

    Hey Borders are meaningless right?

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    These cars are gonna fly of the shelves once they ramp up.

    I would go so far as to say that whithin a decade tesla becomes the top producer in America.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spookycolt View Post
    These cars are gonna fly of the shelves once they ramp up.

    I would go so far as to say that whithin a decade tesla becomes the top producer in America.

    Actually the Car I want as a commuter car is :



    84 mpg, top speed 100 mph, 560 mile range between 12 gallon tank fill up.

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    Tesla is going to be the first with an auto pilot and I am sure they will be the first to have a fully self driving vehicle. The amount of drunk driving deaths this will reduce makes me give them my full support. I may buy one just for that reason.

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    Union claims Tesla unfairly hires out of state workers
    history repeating it's self, next we'll see them hiring gangsters to come in and put down the Union..

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    Quote Originally Posted by cable2 View Post
    history repeating it's self, next we'll see them hiring gangsters to come in and put down the Union..
    as I said, this government has made it clear Borders mean nothing.. Okay to hire people from outside the US Borders, why would it be a problem hiring people that live across a state border??

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