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

Union members protest privatization & bad public policy at Snyder event in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS March 15, 2016– Yesterday, more than two dozen union members and community supporters welcomed Gov. Rick Snyder to Grand Rapids with signs, coffins and chanting. The coffins represented the … Continue reading

March 15, 2016

KICLC’s top stories of 2015– Part I

GRAND RAPIDS December 23, 2015– As the world gets ready to shut the books on 2015 later this month, top ten lists and year-in-review stories are all around us. So … Continue reading

December 23, 2015

EVENT: Come celebrate Labor Day at West Michigan Labor Fest

GRAND RAPIDS September 1, 2015– Labor Day weekend is almost upon us, which means it’s time for the west Michigan labor community to reflect upon all that our unions have … Continue reading

September 1, 2015

Local union leaders & elected officials offer their thoughts on right-to-work

GRAND RAPIDS March 6, 2015– Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin, along with Gov. Scott Walker, are back to their union busting ways. The Badger State’s right-wing politicians continue to ramp up … Continue reading

March 6, 2015

KICLC election results: Egan, Letts returned to top leadership positions

GRAND RAPIDS December 31, 2014– Kent-Ionia Labor Council elections for officers and trustees were a simple affair last month, as the slate was nominated without opposition. Each position was filled by … Continue reading

December 31, 2014

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