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GM’s Termination of Striking Workers’ Health Benefits Irks UAW

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Even the most perfunctory moves can get testy during a strike.

General Motors Co. has cut off health-care coverage for its striking members in a move that has the union’s attorneys looking to see if the automaker jumped the gun. The United Auto Workers website tells workers that they will be covered by a union-funded COBRA option during the strike, but not everyone got the memo -- some employees found out after the walkout started Sept. 15.