Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

COLUMN: Tell the President to Quell the Hate Mongers Tonight

Sean Egan (IBEW 275) is the chair of the Kent-Ionia Labor Council. Honestly, I expected a rocky road for President Trump. It is easy to yell and shout vague promises … Continue reading

February 28, 2017

Women’s Caucus to hear stories from the Women’s March in DC at February meeting

GRAND RAPIDS February 27, 2017– The February meeting of the Kent-Ionia Labor Council Women’s Caucus will be Tuesday, February 28, 5:30pm at the Kent-Ionia Labor Center. This month will feature … Continue reading

February 27, 2017

COLUMN: Trump right on TPP, wrong on immigration

Sean Egan (IBEW 275) is the chair of the Kent-Ionia Labor Council. It will be an interesting few years with President Trump. On the one hand, during his first week … Continue reading

January 30, 2017

Women’s Caucus to discuss grassroots organizing under a Trump presidency

GRAND RAPIDS January 13, 2017– “Trump is President! What do we do now?” If you’ve found yourself uttering these words over the past few weeks, you’re invited to join the … Continue reading

January 13, 2017

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

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

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

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

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