On Tesla’s Q3 earnings name, CEO Elon Musk stated individuals who make money working from home reap the benefits of the individuals who can not make money working from home and are “indifferent from actuality.” In the midst of speaking about rising rates of interest and their impact on the affordability of automobiles, Musk launched into a dialogue about “Marie Antoinette” vibes of the particular person he describes asking why doesn’t everybody make money working from home.
“Like… what about all of the people who have to return to the manufacturing facility and and construct the vehicles? What about all the people who should go to to the restaurant and make your meals, and ship your meals? It’s like, what are you speaking about…”
Musk carried on, saying “Why did I sleep within the manufacturing facility so many instances? As a result of it mattered,” referring to decreasing the prices of a Tesla. He’d been requested how he thought of worth elasticity within the present macroenvironment.
In a CNBC interview earlier this yr, Musk referred to as distant work “morally fallacious” and argued it’s unfair to those that can’t have the choice, like meals supply employees. “Get off the goddamn ethical excessive horse with the work-from-home bullshit,” Musk stated on the time. Final yr, Musk stated make money working from home was “not acceptable” at Tesla and issued necessities for 40-hour work weeks in workplace.