Thompson introduces 'Right-to-work' constitutional amendment
Republican legislators want to give Minnesotans the option to opt out of unions, a subject that has created heated debate in many states.
"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.