Tesla Shuts San Mateo Office, Lays Off 229 Employees From Autopilot Team

Tesla is laying off 229 data annotation employees who are part of the company’s larger Autopilot team and is shuttering the San Mateo, California office where they worked.

The San Mateo office employed 276 workers. The remaining 47 employees may be sent to work in Tesla’s Buffalo Autopilot office. Most of the workers were in moderately low-skilled and low-wage jobs.