SpaceX Hit With Another Class Action Labor Suit

Marlin 1D engines undergoing checks. (Credit: SpaceX)
Marlin 1D engines undergoing checks. (Credit: SpaceX)

Another proposed class action labor suit against SpaceX over alleged wage and working violations:

A former clerical employee hit Space Exploration Technologies Corp. with a proposed class action in California court on Monday, accusing the company of shorting him overtime and minimum wage pay as well as proper break periods.

Plaintiff Sebring Whitaker alleged in his complaint that SpaceX didn’t adequately pay him and similar nonexempt employees for normal and overtime work and didn’t adequately provide required meal and rest breaks. Whitaker said that he believes there are at least 100 current and former nonexempt employees…

There were several lawsuits filed after a round of mass lay-offs that were done last summer.

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