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Company claims firing was "unrelated to diesel emissions issue."

A former VW worker has filed a lawsuit in Michigan, and he claims the automaker fired him for reporting the alleged deletion of emissions scandal data. VW says the charges are without merit.

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Volkswagen won't fire whistleblowers who come forward to its internal investigation to admit wrongdoing before November 30.

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The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee gave its full support to a bill that would encourage whistleblowers in the auto industry. Under the legislation someone that speaks out could get 30 percent of any federal fines against automakers for safety lapses.

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NHTSA has put out a notice looking for potential whistleblowers at Takata, asking anyone with "knowledge of possible defects or any wrongdoing," to step forward.

Driver says company retaliated after a refusal to drive while sick

A truck driver who refused employer's orders to violate safety regulations will receive compensation for lost wages and earn a clean personnel file.