‘Paycheck Protection’ legislation attempts to diminish the power of public-sector unions by discontinuing the practice of automatic collection of union dues for political purposes.They feel this is an improper use of taxpayer dollars.
Meanwhile, opponents argue that the state spends less than $100 a year on deducting dues for public-sector union employees.
The AFP commercial features a school teacher from Chester County named Robin.
“I was shocked to learn our school district resources as well as my tax money are being used to deduct not only union dues, but political action funds for the union’s PAC that goes to candidates I do not support,” Robin says in the ad. “Even our regular union dues fund organizations that many of us disagree with.”
She continues, “We should have a choice where our tax dollars are used.”
The radio spot ends by urging listeners to sign an online petition.