GRAND RAPIDS June 29, 2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council has announced today that it has endorsed Rachel Hood for Kent County Drain Commissioner. When it comes to the environment, Hood’s dedication … Continue reading
Michigan AFL-CIO President: Proposed constitutional amendment is nothing but an attack on state workers
LANSING June 8, 2016–In today’s Detroit News, Michigan AFL-CIO President Ron Bieber calls out Republican leadership in Lansing for their new attacks on Michigan civil servants. Right-wing politicians, ignoring who’s really at … Continue reading
COOPERSVILLE April 8, 2016– Members of IBEW Local 275 have been working on a green-energy project this winter, putting together a 3-megawatt solar installation for a local business. Their work was … Continue reading
Up until recently, nearly 40 percent of Detroit’s street lights were out of service. Now IBEW members in southeast Michigan are working with the Public Lighting Authority of Detroit to bring light back to the Motor City’s streets.
GRAND RAPIDS December 30, 2015– As the world gets ready to shut the books on 2015 later this week, top ten lists and year-in-review stories are all around us. So … Continue reading
Sean Egan (IBEW 275) is the president of the Kent-Ionia Labor Council. GRAND RAPIDS December 14, 2015– Like many, I have been following with reserved optimism as 196 countries were … Continue reading