Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

Fast Track legislation on trade deals will kill American jobs

WASHINGTON DC January 27, 2015– When Congress fast tracks trade deals, the rich get richer, but American workers take it on the chin. The Kent-Ionia Labor Council urges anyone who supports … Continue reading

January 27, 2015

Kent-Ionia Labor to draft 2015 strategic vision, seeks input from west Michigan labor community

GRAND RAPIDS January 22, 2015– As we begin a new year, the Kent-Ionia Labor Council (KICLC) officers and trustees have begun the work of developing a strategic vision for 2015 … Continue reading

January 22, 2015

Labor: King’s other legacy

GRAND RAPIDS January 19, 2015– As much as Martin Luther King accomplished in the arena of civil rights for African Americans, it’s easy to forget that he was also a … Continue reading

January 19, 2015

Saginaw firefighters save colleague behind wheel of firetruck

SAGINAW January 14, 2015– On their way back to the fire station from a suspected arson call on January 8, two Saginaw firefighters– members of IAFF Local 102– sprung into … Continue reading

January 14, 2015

Obama speaks at Michigan Ford plant, UAW president proud of shared efforts to save auto industry

WAYNE January 9, 2014– On Wednesday President Barack Obama spoke at the Ford Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI, kicking off a three-state tour to tout the nation’s economic recovery ahead of … Continue reading

January 9, 2015

Kent-Ionia Labor volunteers distribute over 32 tons of food in 2014

GRAND RAPIDS January 8, 2014– Unemployment numbers in Michigan may be trending downward in recent months, but for many, wages remain stagnant, social service programs that offer financial and food … Continue reading

January 8, 2015

Gary Peters sworn in as Michigan’s junior senator

WASHINGTON DC January 7, 2015– For the first time in 14 years, Michigan has a new senator in Washington. And for the first time in 35 years, Carl Levin isn’t … Continue reading

January 7, 2015

Kent-Ionia Labor Council

The Kent-Ionia Labor Council, AFL-CIO is a coalition of west Michigan labor unions in Kent and Ionia Counties, based in Grand Rapids.

Address, phone, email

918 Benjamin NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503