Some of those who are being asked to return were laid off by mistake, according to two people familiar with the moves. Others were let go before management realized that their work and experience may be necessary to build the new features Musk envisions, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing private information.
I’ve never been particularly impressed by Elon Musk. Sure, he’s rich but he always struck me as kind of a jerk who really wanted to be a dudebro but couldn’t pull it off.
Imagine working for a company that was so interested in firing people that it couldn’t get the list of people to fire right?