Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

Facts and figures on union membership for 2015, Michigan sees uptick in union members

WASHINGTON DC February 5, 2016– Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor released its annual report on union membership and earnings. Nationally, the union membership rate– the percent of wage … Continue reading

February 5, 2016

COLUMN: My personal encounters with wage theft

Sean Egan (IBEW 275) is the president of the Kent-Ionia Labor Council. GRAND RAPIDS July 24, 2015– The term wage theft elicits images of some greedy corporate boss intentionally manipulating … Continue reading

July 24, 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

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