Republicans push right-to-work amendment
ST. PAUL -- 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.
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