KICLC’s top stories of 2015– Part I
GRAND RAPIDS December 23, 2015– As the world gets ready to shut the books on 2015 later this month, top ten lists and year-in-review stories are all around us. So here at the Kent-Ionia Labor Council, we wanted to take a look back and show you what the most-read stories of year were at KICLC.org.
Here are the KICLC’s top stories from January-June.
Come back next Wednesday, December 30, Click here to see Part II when we cover July-December.
Kent-Ionia Labor volunteers distribute over 32 tons of food in 2014
Gary Peters sworn in as Michigan’s junior senator
Labor: King’s other legacy
Michigan Operating Engineers officer defends state’s prevailing wage law
GUEST COLUMN: Faith meets labor at the new Grand Rapids worker center
Sen. Gary Peters meets with west Michigan labor leaders, discusses priorities
Local union leaders & elected officials offer their thoughts on right-to-work
Michigan’s gender gap: Women still make 77% of what men earn, union membership closes gap
Kent-Ionia Labor delivers over 5,000 diapers to South End Community Outreach Ministries
Wage stagnation plagues west Michigan
KICLC President op-ed: Fast Track trade deals don’t work
April food truck serves over 400 people
Lansing politicians advance bill to repeal prevailing wage
Remembering the Battle of the Overpass
Detroit charter school staff vote to unionize, parent company abandons school
Gov. Snyder signs ‘Death Star’ bill, attacking workers across Michigan
In Lansing, the solution for Michigan’s wage stagnation problem is…lower wages?
Michigan AFL-CIO President Bieber stands up for local wage and benefit ordinances
Part II of our Top Stories of 2015.