Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

Upcoming workshop to prepare union members to run for office

GRAND RAPIDS March 17, 2018– Ever thought more union members need to be on city council, or in the state legislature, or in Congress? Ever considered running for office yourself, … Continue reading

March 17, 2017

KICLC endorses May 2 Kent Intermediate School District millage

GRAND RAPIDS March 16, 2017– For the first time in history, the Kent Intermediate School District is asking residents for a district-wide school enhancement millage. The Kent-Ionia Labor Council endorses … Continue reading

March 16, 2017

KICLC stands opposed to attacks on Americans’ health benefits

GRAND RAPIDS February 20, 2017– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council adopted a resolution this month expressing support for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), as well as opposing any cuts to Medicare … Continue reading

February 20, 2017

Time change for monthly KICLC meetings

GRAND RAPIDS January 11, 2017– Beginning in January 2017, the Kent-Ionia Labor Council/Community Action Team monthly meetings are moving to 4:30pm on the third Wednesday of every month, at the Kent-Ionia Labor Center, … Continue reading

January 11, 2017

Egan, Letts receive unanimous support in re-election to KICLC board

GRAND RAPIDS December 22, 2016– Kent-Ionia Labor Council President Sean Egan (IBEW 275) and Secretary-Treasurer Ryan Letts (CWA 4034) were returned to the CLC’s top two positions yesterday, and with … Continue reading

December 22, 2016

Stamp Out Hunger campaign brings in 108,000 pounds of food locally

GRAND RAPIDS May 16, 2016– This year’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive lived up to its name. On Saturday, letter carriers collected more than 108,000 pounds of food donated by Grand … Continue reading

May 16, 2016

Stamp Out Hunger food drive this Saturday, May 14

GRAND RAPIDS May 11– On Saturday, May 14, the Grand Rapids letter carriers will once again take part in the nationwide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Their goal: to collect 70,000 … Continue reading

May 11, 2016

AFL-CIO Organizing Institute coming to Kent-Ionia Labor Center in July

GRAND RAPIDS May 10, 2016– The AFL-CIO’s Organizing Institute (OI) will be rolling into west Michigan this summer– and if you’re looking to learn the ins and outs of union organizing, … Continue reading

May 11, 2016

KICLC endorses Brinks, LaGrand in state house races

GRAND RAPIDS May 3, 2016– Last month, delegates to the Kent-Ionia Labor Council endorsed State Reps. Winnie Brinks (D-76) and David LaGrand (D-75) for re-election this November. Brinks, who has … Continue reading

May 3, 2016

Volunteers needed for March 8 GOTV

GRAND RAPIDS February 26– Michigan’s March 8 election is just around the corner, and in addition to the high-profile presidential primary that day, there’s also a very important state house seat … Continue reading

February 26, 2016