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05/06/1998 GM workers launch 7-week strike amid plant closures

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WRAP Strike at General Motors after talks break down, workers' reax

Members of United Auto Workers Union Local 659 walked off the job shortly after 10 a.m. The strike, the seventh against GM since early 1997, involved accelerated workloads, outsourcing and health and safety issues, officials of Local 659 said.
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