SpaceX Faces Wrongful Termination Class Action Lawsuit

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Los Angeles, CA: Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) is facing a wrongful termination lawsuit alleging the company has violated the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Law (WARN ACT) and California labor law by laying off as many as 400 factory workers, about 11% of the company workforce, without proper notice.

The WARN ACT requires that every industrial or commercial establishment in California that employed 75 or more people in the last 12 months "may not order a mass layoff [defined as 50 or more employees in a 30 day period], relocation, or termination at a covered establishment unless, 60 days before the order takes effect"the employer gives written notice of the order to the employees, California "Employment Development Department, the local workforce investment board, and the chief elected official of each city and county government within which the termination, relocation, or mass layoff occurs."

Filed by employees at company headquarters in Hawthorne, CA, the lawsuit is seeking class action status and damages for back pay, wages, injunctive relief, restitution, and civil penalties for illegal mass layoffs of 200 to 400 factory workers on or about July 21st.

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And I would like to proceed with a wrongful termination and class action lawsuit for violating California law of 10 minute breaks every four hours. It’s been two years and six months without my job applying it to them.

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