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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 U.S. emissions tests — and won't be fired.

In a move to get to the bottom of the scandal more quickly, Volkswagen brand manager Herbert Diess told staff in a letter that the company won't seek damages or fire employees for what they might reveal.

Workers could be transferred to other duties, however. And the company stresses it cannot get anyone off the hook for ongoing criminal probes.

The offer is valid until Nov. 30 and only applies to workers covered by collective bargaining agreements.

In the letter, made public by the company Thursday,...

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