Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

KICLC endorses Douglas Smith for Congress

GRAND RAPIDS June 30,2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council has announced today that it has endorsed Douglas Smith for Congress. Smith is running against incumbent Congressman Justin Amash in Michigan’s Third Congressional … Continue reading

June 30, 2016

KICLC endorses Rachel Hood for Kent County Drain Commissioner

GRAND RAPIDS June 29, 2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council has announced today that it has endorsed Rachel Hood for Kent County Drain Commissioner. When it comes to the environment, Hood’s dedication … Continue reading

June 29, 2016

KICLC endorses Christopher Reader for Kent County Clerk

GRAND RAPIDS June 29, 2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council has announced today that it has endorsed Christopher Reader for Kent County Clerk. He is facing off against Republican Lisa Posthumus Lyons … Continue reading

June 29, 2016

KICLC endorses Skaggs, Hennessy for Kent County Commission

GRAND RAPIDS June 28, 2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council has announced today that it has endorsed two candidates running for the Kent County Commission. Phil Skaggs (District 19) and Carol Hennessy (District … Continue reading

June 28, 2016

June food truck provides food for over 200 people

GRAND RAPIDS June 20, 2016– The West Michigan labor community, partnered with Heart of West Michigan United Way, held its June food truck at City Life Church in Grand Rapids last week, where 227 people … Continue reading

June 20, 2016

Michigan AFL-CIO President: Proposed constitutional amendment is nothing but an attack on state workers

LANSING June 8, 2016–In today’s Detroit News, Michigan AFL-CIO President Ron Bieber calls out Republican leadership in Lansing for their new attacks on Michigan civil servants. Right-wing politicians, ignoring who’s really at … Continue reading

June 8, 2016

June food truck to be held at City Life Church in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS June 8, 2016– Any residents needing food assistance this month can stop by City Life Church, 574 S Division in Grand Rapids on Thursday, June 16, to pick up several pounds … Continue reading

June 8, 2016