Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

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

Prevailing Wage repeal fight returns to Michigan

LANSING January 19, 2017– The Michigan legislature opened up their 2017 session with three bills intended to repeal Michigan’s prevailing wage laws. Similar measures were attempted and failed in 2015. … Continue reading

January 19, 2017

Celebrate the holidays with the KICLC on December 21

GRAND RAPIDS December 13, 2016– The year 2016 has been a challenging one for many of us, but now it’s the holiday season, so let’s take some time to put it … Continue reading

December 13, 2016

December 2016 food truck to be held at City Life Church

GRAND RAPIDS December 9, 2016– Any residents needing food assistance this month can stop by City Life Church, 574 Division S in Grand Rapids, to pick up several pounds of … Continue reading

December 9, 2016

Sign up for e-updates from the KICLC!

Please fill out the form below to join the Kent-Ionia Working Families e-Activist Network of online activists. As an e-activist, you will receive e-mail updates on local, state and national … Continue reading

November 9, 2016

June food truck provides food for over 200 people

GRAND RAPIDS June 20, 2016– The West Michigan labor community, partnered with Heart of West Michigan United Way, held its June food truck at City Life Church in Grand Rapids last week, where 227 people … Continue reading

June 20, 2016

April food truck serves 78 families

GRAND RAPIDS April 22, 2016– The West Michigan labor community, partnered with Heart of West Michigan United Way, held its April food truck at First Community AME in Grand Rapids yesterday, where 250 people … Continue reading

April 22, 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

Detroit school teachers expose district’s deplorable conditions

DETROIT January 12, 2016– If the story of Gov. Rick Snyder and his Emergency Managers’ botched handling of the Flint water crisis wasn’t enough for you, now the governor and his Emergency Manager of … Continue reading

January 12, 2016

AFL-CIO, building trades invest in Detroit Home Repair program

DETROIT November 27, 2015– The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced earlier this week that it will invest up to $30 million in the Detroit Neighborhood Home Repair Program, a partnership … Continue reading

November 27, 2015

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