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VW offers some employees amnesty for information on cheating

VW offers some employees amnesty for information on cheating

Volkswagen is telling employees that they can come forward with information about how the company cheated on emissions tests — and won't be fired.

The offer applies to workers covered by collective bargaining agreements and expires on Nov. 30.

An excerpt from the letter from Volkswagen brand manager Herbert Diess was made public by the company on Thursday. Diess said the offer was being made in the interests of “full and swift clarification” of the scandal that has shaken the company.

The letter says Volkswagen won't seek damages or fire employees for what they might reveal. Workers could be transferred to other duties, however. And the company...

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