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Underpaid Women: Ex-Employee Files Lawsuit Against SpaceX

Underpaid Women: Ex-Employee Files Lawsuit Against SpaceX

A former employee has filed a lawsuit against Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s company, SpaceX, over unfair pay for women and minorities.

the Former SpaceX engineer Ashley Fultz The class action lawsuit was filed in California court on Tuesday. She claims the company was paying her $92,000 a year, while men with similar roles and qualifications earned up to $115,000.

White men and employees ‘get promoted more’

According to Fultz SpaceX Putting women and minorities in lower positions to justify lower salaries. At the same time, SpaceX promotes men and white employees more than other workers, exacerbating the pay disparity, Fultz said. I discovered this contradiction when SpaceX announced job opportunities for engineering positions with salaries ranging between $95,000 and $115,000.

California law prohibits employers from hiring employees They pay less because of their gender, race or ethnicity As colleagues they do “substantially similar work.”

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