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GM, UAW Cut Deal on Labor, Health Care

Tentative pact may save struggling auto giant more than $1B

(Newser) - Monitored by the Treasury department, General Motors and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative deal to modify conditions of their labor contract and retiree health care trust, which could save the flatlining automaker more than $1 billion. Still, Chapter 11 bankruptcy remains likely for GM, and union reps... More »

Local UAW Leaders OK GM Agreement

Health-care trust, signing bonus details disclosed

(Newser) - United Auto Workers local leaders unanimously approved an agreement with General Motors today, setting the stage for a vote of members next week. The contract specifies that GM will inject $29.9 billion into a union-run trust that will assume health care costs, and continue to pay retiree health-care costs... More »

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