Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class


The Kent-Ionia Labor Council (KICLC) is an affiliation of 33 labor unions partnered with community and religious organizations throughout west Michigan, with a mission to raise the standard of living for working people and create stronger communities through collective action and service to others.

We are electricians, public employees, musicians, pipe fitters, postal workers, bricklayers, utility workers, truck medium_911333489drivers, warehouse workers, stage employees, office workers, retail workers, plumbers, millwrights, operating engineers, bus drivers, healthcare professionals and more. In short, we are your neighbors, and we are fighting for a stronger middle class, as well as social and economic justice.

We are part of the national AFL-CIO, as well as an affiliate of the Michigan AFL-CIO.

Our affiliate unions.

Our officers and staff.


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