Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

April food truck to be held at Plymouth UCC

GRAND RAPIDS April 13, 2017– Any residents needing food assistance this month can stop by Plymouth UCC, 4010 Kalamzoo Ave SE in Grand Rapids, on Thursday, April 20, to pick up … Continue reading

April 13, 2017

Upcoming workshop to prepare union members to run for office

GRAND RAPIDS March 17, 2018– Ever thought more union members need to be on city council, or in the state legislature, or in Congress? Ever considered running for office yourself, … Continue reading

March 17, 2017

Women’s Caucus March meeting to feature State Rep. Winnie Brinks

GRAND RAPIDS March 17, 2017– The March meeting of the KICLC Women’s Caucus will feature guest speaker State Rep. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids). She’ll be speaking about her work on legislation for … Continue reading

March 17, 2017

KICLC endorses May 2 Kent Intermediate School District millage

GRAND RAPIDS March 16, 2017– For the first time in history, the Kent Intermediate School District is asking residents for a district-wide school enhancement millage. The Kent-Ionia Labor Council endorses … Continue reading

March 16, 2017

Stay up to date on West Michigan policy actions and events

GRAND RAPIDS March 16, 2017– Looking for a way to fight back against the anti-worker, anti-family agenda? Want to stay up to date on how you can get plugged in to … Continue reading

March 16, 2017

Republicans’ ACA replacement would be disaster for Michigan

LANSING March 9, 2017– Michigan Public Radio’s Senior Political Analyst Jack Lessenberry issued a stark warning against the Republicans’ Affordable Care Act replacement bill yesterday: Passing it would be an economic … Continue reading

March 9, 2017

COLUMN: Health and Wealth are connected, especially in the Republican healthcare plan

Sean Egan (IBEW 275) is the chair of the Kent-Ionia Labor Council. Statistically, the wealthier you are the healthier you’ll be. There are certainly a lot of reasons for this, … Continue reading

March 8, 2017

March food truck to be held at New Life COGIC

GRAND RAPIDS March 8, 2017– Any residents needing food assistance this month can stop by New Life Church of God in Christ, 1072 Jefferson SE in Grand Rapids on Thursday, March 16, … Continue reading

March 8, 2017

West Michigan labor’s food truck program resumes in March

GRAND RAPIDS March 2, 2017– The West Michigan labor community continues its work to provide food for those going through periods of food insecurity. For 2017, we will continue partnering with … Continue reading

March 2, 2017

COLUMN: Tell the President to Quell the Hate Mongers Tonight

Sean Egan (IBEW 275) is the chair of the Kent-Ionia Labor Council. Honestly, I expected a rocky road for President Trump. It is easy to yell and shout vague promises … Continue reading

February 28, 2017