Tesla Inc. must keep defending itself in open court against claims that female employees face “rampant sexual harassment” in its largest California factory, a judge ruled, spurning the company’s request for closed-door arbitration.
Alameda County Superior Court Judge Stephen Kaus ruled Monday that the worker who filed the complaint can proceed with her case — even though she signed an arbitration agreement giving up her right to sue…
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