Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

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

Electricians and engineers brighten family’s Christmas

COOPERSVILLE December 23, 2015– Thanks to the generosity of the members of IBEW Local 275 and Operating Engineers Local 324, a local family will be having a merrier Christmas this … Continue reading

December 23, 2015

Bad news, Michigan: the prevailing wage fight isn’t over

LANSING December 9, 2015– The same anti-worker groups who unsuccessfully tried getting Michigan’s prevailing wage repealed through a petition drive earlier this year– are back. According to a report from … Continue reading

December 9, 2015

In Lansing, the solution for Michigan’s wage stagnation problem is…lower wages?

LANSING June 19, 2015– The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) released a study this past winter on American wages. They found that between 2013 and 2014, wages for American workers continued … Continue reading

June 19, 2015

Michigan Operating Engineers officer defends state’s prevailing wage law

GRAND RAPIDS February 5, 2015– As Republican legislators in Lansing mull repealing Michigan’s prevailing wage law, Douglas Stockwell, business manager for the 14,000 members of Michigan’s Operating Engineers Local 324, … Continue reading

February 5, 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
616-456-8233
info@KICLC.org