Tesla to Cut Nine Percent of Jobs

Salaried positions hit, hourly factory jobs intact

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Tesla told employees it will cut about 9 percent of its workforce, trimming mostly salaried positions.

Tesla currently employs approximately 46,000 workers, which means the reductions will impact about 4,100 jobs.

In mid-May, Tesla CEO Elon Musk had warned there would be a “thorough reorganization” of the company, which has struggled to meet production targets and achieve profitability.

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