SpaceX is facing serious accusations of unlawfully terminating employees who criticized CEO Elon Musk.

This case, currently under investigation by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), ignites a fiery debate on employee rights, free speech, and the power dynamics within the increasingly influential private space industry.

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In the complaint filed on Wednesday, the NLRB accuses SpaceX of interrogating workers about their involvement with the letter and told employees not to discuss these interviews. NLRB spokesperson Kayla Blado told Reuters that SpaceX violated the federal right of workers to collectively push for better conditions.

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