Seven US Senators Raise Concerns about Tesla use of Forced Arbitration Clauses

A group of seven U.S. senators on Monday questioned Tesla Inc’s use of forced arbitration clauses in employee and consumer contracts, arguing that they prevent bringing discrimination claims and consumer safety complaints to court.

The letter, whose authors include Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat, to CEO Elon Musk cited numerous incidents of alleged racial and sexual harassment as well as complaints about Tesla’s vehicles and its Full Self-Driving Beta software…

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