Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

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

LaborFest 2016 planning meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 20

GRAND RAPIDS April 19, 2016– A meeting to discuss plans for LaborFest 2016 will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, April 16 at 6pm at the Kent-Ionia Labor Council. Anyone interested in being … Continue reading

April 19, 2016

Public Service Caucus to discuss organizing at April meeting

GRAND RAPIDS April 4, 2016– The KICLC’s Public Service Caucus will hold its April meeting on April 5, 2016 at 6pm at the Kent-Ionia Labor Center, 918 Benjamin NE in … Continue reading

April 4, 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

EVENT:Spaghetti dinner benefit this weekend for daughter of local Teamster

GRAND RAPIDS February 18, 2016– This Saturday, February 20, there will be a benefit dinner for the daughter of Frank Lagel,  a member of Teamsters Local 406. The spaghetti dinner … Continue reading

February 18, 2016

Public Service Caucus to discuss Flint water crisis at February meeting

GRAND RAPIDS February 1, 2016– The Flint water crisis has become an international news story, and the fallout of the Snyder administration’s failure to provide safe drinking water for the residents … Continue reading

February 1, 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

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