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General Motors (GM) - Get General Motors Company Report shares were up 2% Tuesday following a report that said CEO Mary Barra was meeting with United Auto Workers leaders at the main bargaining table, suggesting the two sides may be close to a deal.

Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg said Barra and GM President Mark Reuss joined the talks a day after the union sent out a letter to its local leaders telling them to travel to Detroit for a meeting on Thursday.

Bloomberg said the union typically calls in its local leaders to vote on whether to take a tentative agreement to the general membership for a ratification vote.

GM shares have fallen about 7% since the strike began a month ago.

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