Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

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

Women’s Caucus to hear stories from the Women’s March in DC at February meeting

GRAND RAPIDS February 27, 2017– The February meeting of the Kent-Ionia Labor Council Women’s Caucus will be Tuesday, February 28, 5:30pm at the Kent-Ionia Labor Center. This month will feature … Continue reading

February 27, 2017

KICLC stands opposed to attacks on Americans’ health benefits

GRAND RAPIDS February 20, 2017– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council adopted a resolution this month expressing support for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), as well as opposing any cuts to Medicare … Continue reading

February 20, 2017

COLUMN: Let Love Reign this MLK Day

Sean Egan (IBEW 275) is the Chair of the Kent-Ionia Labor Council.  Every year in our house, I read a speech from Dr. King on Martin Luther King Day.  I … Continue reading

January 16, 2017

Women’s Caucus to discuss grassroots organizing under a Trump presidency

GRAND RAPIDS January 13, 2017– “Trump is President! What do we do now?” If you’ve found yourself uttering these words over the past few weeks, you’re invited to join the … Continue reading

January 13, 2017

Time change for monthly KICLC meetings

GRAND RAPIDS January 11, 2017– Beginning in January 2017, the Kent-Ionia Labor Council/Community Action Team monthly meetings are moving to 4:30pm on the third Wednesday of every month, at the Kent-Ionia Labor Center, … Continue reading

January 11, 2017

Egan, Letts receive unanimous support in re-election to KICLC board

GRAND RAPIDS December 22, 2016– Kent-Ionia Labor Council President Sean Egan (IBEW 275) and Secretary-Treasurer Ryan Letts (CWA 4034) were returned to the CLC’s top two positions yesterday, and with … Continue reading

December 22, 2016

On the passing of Ron Holzgen

GRAND RAPIDS November 7, 2016– From KICLC President Sean Egan: On Friday, November 4, our friend, brother and secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local 406 Ron Holzgen passed away. A lifelong Teamster, … Continue reading

November 7, 2016

Muskegon roofer falls to his death at Hope College

HOLLAND August 12, 2016– David Torrenga went to work this past Wednesday as he did every other day– ready to put his skills and expertise to good use atop a local building. But the … Continue reading

August 14, 2016