Dieselgate can't shake off bonuses at VW

|By:, SA News Editor

Volkswagen (OTCPK:VLKAY) will pay employees a bonus for 2015, despite the scandal over defeat devices used to rig emissions tests in the United States.

"Extra shifts and overtime were once again the theme in 2015. And employees are standing by the company in light of Dieselgate," Bernd Osterloh, head of the company's works council, said in VW's employee newsletter.

Around 100K staff with in-house contracts will be rewarded with a bonus, but the amount has yet to be determined.

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