Major auto company promises factory workers a roller coaster and free frozen yogurt

With ups and downs, twists and turns, the average worker's career path may seem like a roller coaster ride.

One major player in the automotive industry plans to make roller coaster rides a daily occurrence.

In a company wide email, Tesla CEO Elon Musk promises free frozen yogurt and an electric pod car roller coaster to workers at the company's Fremont, California assembly plant.

Tweeting out "Roller coasters are awesome," Musk's email was penned after public employee claims of unsafe working conditions, low wages and mandatory overtime.

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Crazy roller coasters

Twisted Colossus, Six Flags Magic Mountain
Valencia, California

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Wicked Cyclone, Six Flags New England
Agawam, Massachusetts

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Fury 325, Carowinds
Charlotte, North Carolina

(Photo via Carowinds)

Thunderbird, Holiday World
Santa Claus, Indiana

(Photo via Holiday World)

Batman: The Ride, Six Flags Fiesta Texas
San Antonio, Texas

(Photo via Six Flags Entertainment)

Impulse, Knoebels Amusement Resort
Elysburg, Pennsylvania

(Photo via Knoebels Amusement Resort)

Laff Trakk, Hershey Park
Hershey, Pennsylvania

(Photo via Hershey Park)

Tempesto, Busch Gardens
Williamsburg, Virginia

(Photo via Busch Gardens)

Cannibal, Lagoon Amusement Park
Farmington, Utah

(Photo via Lagoon Amusement Park)

Switchback, ZDT Amusement Park
Seguin, Texas

(Photo via The Gravity Group)

Rougarou, Cedar Point Amusement Park
Sandusky, Ohio

(Photo via Cedar Point Amusement Park)


Musk also says that the United Auto Workers union, which is trying to unionize Tesla employees, does not "share their mission" and has "true allegiance" "to the giant car companies."

Musk's email says, "As we get closer to being a profitable company, we will be able to afford more and more fun things."

While fun may be high on Elon Musk's list, most Tesla employees would probably prefer that profit go towards their paychecks, rather than frozen yogurt and a roller coaster.

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