Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

Retired Ironworkers face pension cuts

GRAND RAPIDS January 4, 2016– In 2014, a law was passed that would allow struggling pension plans to reduce benefits if it would help them remain solvent. There are currently six … Continue reading

January 4, 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

Labor leads the way in defeating dangerous lame duck legislation

GRAND RAPIDS December 22, 2016– Every December, legislators in Lansing scramble to pass bills before heading home for the holidays (or leaving office). Since the Republicans have had control of … Continue reading

December 22, 2016

December food truck serves 75 households

GRAND RAPIDS December 21, 2016– Last Thursday, December 15, the West Michigan labor community, partnered with Heart of West Michigan United Way, held its November food truck at City Life Churcch in Grand … Continue reading

December 21, 2016

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

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

November food truck serves over 100 households ahead of Thanksgiving

GRAND RAPIDS November 25, 2016– On Thursday, November 17, the West Michigan labor community, partnered with Heart of West Michigan United Way, held its November food truck at New Life Church … Continue reading

November 25, 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

November food truck to be held at New Life Church of God in Christ

GRAND RAPIDS November 14, 2016– Any residents needing food assistance this month can stop by New Life Church of God in Christ, 1072 Jefferson SE in Grand Rapids on Thursday, November 17, … Continue reading

November 14, 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