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According to the New York Times, a former Tesla factory worker, who is Black, challenged a judge’s earlier award of $15 million, but came away with less in a new trial.


  1. Two years ago, a jury awarded Owen Diaz how much for the discrimination?
  2. What was Diaz’s role at the Fremont Tesla factory?
  3. What type of racial discrimination did Diaz experience?
  4. Did you agree or disagree with any views regarding the award in the article? Explain.


Chokshi, N. (2023) Jury Says Tesla Must Pay Worker $3.2 Million Over Racist Treatment. The New York Times, April 3 (Retrievable online at