Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

AFL-CIO Organizing Institute coming to Kent-Ionia Labor Center in July

GRAND RAPIDS May 10, 2016– The AFL-CIO’s Organizing Institute (OI) will be rolling into west Michigan this summer– and if you’re looking to learn the ins and outs of union organizing, … Continue reading

May 11, 2016

Former Sec. of Labor Robert Reich explains why a strong U.S. economy is dependent on union organizing

GRAND RAPIDS June 2, 2015– Robert Reich knows a thing or two about economics and unions. Why? Because as a Rhodes Scholar economist who served as President Bill Clinton’s Secretary of Labor, … Continue reading

June 2, 2015

Organizing a priority for west Michigan labor community

GRAND RAPIDS March 31, 2015– Earlier this year, the Kent-Ionia Labor Council surveyed the west Michigan labor community on issues we should be focusing on for the year ahead. Responses … Continue reading

March 31, 2015

Labor: King’s other legacy

GRAND RAPIDS January 19, 2015– As much as Martin Luther King accomplished in the arena of civil rights for African Americans, it’s easy to forget that he was also a … Continue reading

January 19, 2015

NLRB OKs use of company email in organizing drives

WASHINGTON, DC December 17, 2014– This week the National Labor Relations Board issued a long-awaited decision on the use of company email in organizing drives. They reversed a previous NLRB … Continue reading

December 17, 2014

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