Not the first time that I have heard similar.
Goats are at the center of a public union grievance against Western Michigan University for taking jobs that supposedly belong to union workers.
The jobs in question involve clearing the land of poison ivy and other noxious weeds that goats are willing to do for free.
Please considerAre Goats Taking Jobs from Union Workers?
A battle is brewing at Western Michigan University this summer between a group of hungry goats and a labor union.
The 400-member American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees has filed a grievance contending that the work the goats are doing in a wooded lot is taking away jobs from laid-off union workers.
“AFSCME takes protecting the jobs of its members very seriously and we have an agreed-upon collective bargaining agreement with Western Michigan,” said Union President Dennis Moore. “We expect the contract to be followed, and in circumstances where we feel it’s needed…
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