Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

Workers picket auto supplier over organizing interference

DEARBORN March 3, 2016– Workers at Ground Effects in Dearborn began picketing the automotive supplier this week, as the company continues to interfere with their organizing campaign. Unsafe working conditions are common at … Continue reading

March 3, 2016

Black Men in Unions Conference accepting applications

DEARBORN January 12, 2016– The University of Michigan-Dearborn Center for Labor and Community Studies (CLCS) is pleased to announce that the 29th Annual Black Men in Unions Conference will be … Continue reading

January 12, 2016

Remembering the Battle of the Overpass

DEARBORN May 26, 2015– Today marks the 78th anniversary of a pivotal event in Michigan labor history: the Battle of the Overpass. On May 26, 1937, UAW president Walter Reuther … Continue reading

May 26, 2015

Ford-UAW to add 650 Michigan jobs in support of F-150 production

DEARBORN February, 4, 2015– Ford Motor Company will be adding new hourly workers to its workforce between now and March, in support of the 2015 F-150. Ford said today that it … Continue reading

February 4, 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