Jase Bolger claims they are doing it for the benefit of workers, that this will give them more freedom and autonomy in the workplace by giving them a choice whether or not they want to join the union and pay dues.
Opponents say they will be able to enjoy all the benefits of being in the union without contributing to the effort. They liken it to enjoying police and fire protection without paying taxes.
. It was one in which the State Police felt compelled to pepper spray and arrest 8 protestors who charged the Senate Chamber. Republican leaders ordered State Police to clear the capitol and lock the doors. State Police Inspector Gene Adamczak says he was concerned about safety, declaring he didn’t “want another Wisconsin”. Union President Bob King called it shameful.