Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

Grand Rapids Symphony Musicians reach tentative agreement

GRAND RAPIDS March 25, 2016– A tentative agreement was reached earlier this week on a new five year contract between the Grand Rapids Symphony and the Grand Rapids Federation of Musicians Local … Continue reading

March 25, 2016

Young workers can connect with statewide labor movement through Michigan Young Workers United

LANSING March 24, 2016– Any young workers (35 and under) looking to become more engaged in Michigan’s labor movement now have the opportunity to do so through Michigan Young Workers United. … Continue reading

March 24, 2016

Union members protest privatization & bad public policy at Snyder event in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS March 15, 2016– Yesterday, more than two dozen union members and community supporters welcomed Gov. Rick Snyder to Grand Rapids with signs, coffins and chanting. The coffins represented the … Continue reading

March 15, 2016

EVENT: Cesar Chavez Social Justice march & activities

GRAND RAPIDS March 11, 2016– On Thursday, March 17, there will be a day of activities in Grand Rapids honoring the legacy of United Farm Workers founder César E. Chávez. Starting the … Continue reading

March 11, 2016

March food truck to be held at Kent-Ionia Labor Center

GRAND RAPIDS March 11, 2016– Any residents needing food assistance this month can stop by the Kent-Ionia Labor Center, 918 Benjamin NE in Grand Rapids, on Thursday, March 17 to … Continue reading

March 11, 2016

Michigan AFL-CIO President: Privatization of Michigan’s public services has failed

LANSING March 9, 2016– In a column that ran in today’s Detroit News, Michigan AFL-CIO President Ron Bieber calls out Michigan Republicans in Lansing for severely damaging our state through … Continue reading

March 9, 2016

Workers picket auto supplier over organizing interference

DEARBORN March 3, 2016– Workers at Ground Effects in Dearborn began picketing the automotive supplier this week, as the company continues to interfere with their organizing campaign. Unsafe working conditions are common at … Continue reading

March 3, 2016

Bill to reform right-to-work introduced in Lansing

LANSING March 1, 2016– A Democratic state rep from southeast Michigan has introduced legislation that would allow unionized employees to vote on “right-to-work” policy at their workplace. Should this pass, it … Continue reading

March 1, 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