Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

COLUMN:The end of human capital, the dawn of Social Security regardless of age

Sean Egan (IBEW 275) is the president of the Kent-Ionia Labor Council. I’ve written about our future as workers before.  We all know what is in front of us, automation … Continue reading

December 20, 2016

COLUMN: We need to watch out for the ‘normalization’ of fascism

Sean Egan (IBEW 275) is the president of the Kent-Ionia Labor Council. Washington State Republican Senator Doug Ericksen is planning to introduce legislation to establish a criminal Class C felony … Continue reading

November 21, 2016

On the results of the November 8, 2016 elections

GRAND RAPIDS November 9, 2016– From KICLC President Sean Egan: I’ve received text messages and calls this morning from many of our brothers and sisters in the IBEW regarding the election … Continue reading

November 9, 2016

COLUMN: Turn out to turn down Trump’s b.s.

Sean Egan (IBEW 275) is the president of the Kent-Ionia Labor Council. No one should be surprised to see Donald Trump’s continued implosion.  A narcissistic, egotistical, condescending, and infantile ass … Continue reading

October 17, 2016

KICLC endorses Bryant for Kent County Prosecutor

GRAND RAPIDS September 30, 2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council announces today that it has endorsed Alida Bryant in the race for Kent County prosecutor. Bryant has served more than 20 years … Continue reading

September 30, 2016

KICLC endorses Courtade, Lynn, Allen, Melton and Baker for Kent County commission

GRAND RAPIDS September 30, 2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council announces today five more endorsements for Kent County commission. In June, the KICLC endorsed Carol Hennessy and Phil Skaggs. The latest endorsements … Continue reading

September 30, 2016

List of Labor 2016 endorsements for West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS August 8, 2016– [Updated October 3, 2016] The following are candidates endorsed by the Kent-Ionia Labor Council for the November 2016 elections. We will be updating the list … Continue reading

August 8, 2016

Labor candidates win key primary races across Michigan

LANSING August 3, 2016– The Michigan AFL-CIO issued the following statement today on the results of Tuesday’s primary election. Ninety-eight percent of the candidates who were endorsed by the Michigan AFL-CIO … Continue reading

August 3, 2016

MI AFL-CIO president: Trump will kill jobs in Michigan

LANSING July 13, 2016– Michigan AFL-CIO President Ron Bieber penned a column for the Detroit News today in which he warns that a Trump presidency would be devastating for Michigan’s … Continue reading

July 13, 2016

KICLC endorses Douglas Smith for Congress

GRAND RAPIDS June 30,2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council has announced today that it has endorsed Douglas Smith for Congress. Smith is running against incumbent Congressman Justin Amash in Michigan’s Third Congressional … Continue reading

June 30, 2016
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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
616-456-8233
info@KICLC.org