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Thompson introduces 'Right-to-work' constitutional amendment

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Republican legislators want to give Minnesotans the option to opt out of unions, a subject that has created heated debate in many states.

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"In Minnesota law, if a worker refuses to pay union dues, they are fired," Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, said Thursday. "This isn't fair and it's definitely not free."

The labor community immediately shot back, saying such a move would hurt workers and businesses.

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