UPDATE 2-GM commits nearly $30 bln for health-care trust

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(Recasts, adds UAW comments, details, background and byline) By Kevin Krolicki DETROIT, Sept 28 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp. will shift responsibility for health-care liabilities for its retired union workers to a new trust fund in 2010 and put $24.1 billion into that fund by the start of next year, the United Auto Workers said on Friday. The UAW said the total GM commitment to the fund was now nearly $30 billion. That will take more than $50 billion of liability for retiree health ...

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