Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

KICLC election results: Egan, Letts returned to top leadership positions

GRAND RAPIDS December 31, 2014– Kent-Ionia Labor Council elections for officers and trustees were a simple affair last month, as the slate was nominated without opposition. Each position was filled by … Continue reading

December 31, 2014

Final food truck of 2014 serves 108 households

GRAND RAPIDS December 23–The Kent-Ionia Labor Council’s community action team partnered with the First Community Church AME in Grand Rapids last Thursday to provide food for families in the community … Continue reading

December 23, 2014

NLRB OKs use of company email in organizing drives

WASHINGTON, DC December 17, 2014– This week the National Labor Relations Board issued a long-awaited decision on the use of company email in organizing drives. They reversed a previous NLRB … Continue reading

December 17, 2014

West Michigan Labor calls on Lansing to fix roads

GRAND RAPIDS December 16, 2014– It’s time to fix Michigan’s roads. It’s time to pass legislation that funds road repairs without taking money from our schools and communities. That was … Continue reading

December 16, 2014

West Michigan labor pushes legislature to drop two toxic bills, and they listen!

LANSING December 12, 2014– Within the past two weeks, Republican legislators in Lansing were threatening to pass two very dangerous bills in the lame duck session with very little public … Continue reading

December 12, 2014

Christmas caroling for better roads

GRAND RAPIDS December 9, 2014– Union members and other concerned citizens from west Michigan converged on Calder Plaza Monday morning to raise awareness for a controversial road-funding bill that just … Continue reading

December 9, 2014

Kent-Ionia Labor supports White House action on immigration reform

GRAND RAPIDS Dec 1, 2014—When President Barack Obama issued an executive order on immigration last month, he provided relief and work authorization to an estimated four million people nationwide—with an … Continue reading

December 1, 2014