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Former SpaceX employees sue over alleged labor law violations
Former SpaceX employees sue over alleged labor law violations

Two former SpaceX employees are suing the Hawthorne company, alleging it violated California labor law in terminating them and others in what they called “mass layoffs.” The lawsuit by former structural technicians at the rocket-maker accused Space Exploration Technologies Corp. of firing 200 to 400 employees in California in late July without providing the 60-day notice state labor law requires. The suit, which seeks back-pay plus interest, also seeks class-action status to include others laid off. The complaint was filed Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. California’s Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act requires companies with 75...

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