Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

Mobile food pantry locations set for 2016

GRAND RAPIDS January 29, 2016– For 2016, the Kent-Ionia Labor Council Community Action Team (CAT) will continue partnering with local churches to host Feeding America mobile food pantries. The trucks are purchased … Continue reading

January 29, 2016

Union plumbers leading the way in Flint water crisis

FLINT January 27, 2016– As residents in Flint still don’t have tap water that’s safe to drink or bathe in, members of UA Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 370 are stepping … Continue reading

January 27, 2016

Helping Flint residents get clean water

FLINT January 25, 2016– In times of crisis or disaster, United Way’s role is to mobilize resources for those in-need. United Way of Genesee County has taken the lead on … Continue reading

January 25, 2016

MLK Day of Service: Kent-Ionia Labor community food truck provides for over 200 individuals

GRAND RAPIDS January 25, 2016– Through frigid temps and falling snow, the West Michigan labor community held its January food truck at the City Life Church in Grand Rapids last week, where 202 people … Continue reading

January 25, 2016

KICLC endorses David LaGrand in special election for Michigan’s 75th House District

GRAND RAPIDS January 22, 2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council announced on Wednesday that they endorse David LaGrand in the special election for Michigan’s 75th House seat. Grand Rapids Democrat LaGrand is … Continue reading

January 22, 2016

GUEST COLUMN: Democracy or fascism?

Ed Haynor is a retired consultant to the West Michigan Construction Alliance, with over 40 years of public service as teacher, school administrator and school board member. He resides in … Continue reading

January 19, 2016

EVENT: Bottled water being collected for Flint

GRAND RAPIDS January 14, 2016– The Grand Rapids Employees Independent Union (GREIU) is coordinating a water drive for the residents of Flint. Any residents interested in providing clean drinking water … Continue reading

January 14, 2016

Healthcare Enrollment event this Thursday

GRAND RAPIDS January 14, 2016– If you’re still without a health plan, or have questions about the Marketplace, and need some face-to-face help finding a plan that fits your needs and budget, … Continue reading

January 14, 2016

Detroit school teachers expose district’s deplorable conditions

DETROIT January 12, 2016– If the story of Gov. Rick Snyder and his Emergency Managers’ botched handling of the Flint water crisis wasn’t enough for you, now the governor and his Emergency Manager of … Continue reading

January 12, 2016

Black Men in Unions Conference accepting applications

DEARBORN January 12, 2016– The University of Michigan-Dearborn Center for Labor and Community Studies (CLCS) is pleased to announce that the 29th Annual Black Men in Unions Conference will be … Continue reading

January 12, 2016

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