Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

Labor leads the way in defeating dangerous lame duck legislation

GRAND RAPIDS December 22, 2016– Every December, legislators in Lansing scramble to pass bills before heading home for the holidays (or leaving office). Since the Republicans have had control of … Continue reading

December 22, 2016

Lansing lawmakers renew efforts to rig presidential elections

LANSING March 11, 2015– Last fall’s U.S. Congressional races in Michigan yielded no surprises: Republicans maintained control of nine of Michigan’s 14 Congressional districts, as pretty much everyone expected. That means … Continue reading

March 11, 2015

Michigan labor board rules against Taylor teachers union

TAYLOR February 17, 2015– Shortly before “right-to-work” took effect in Michigan in 2013, the Taylor public school district and the Taylor Federation of Teachers agreed to a 10-year collective bargaining … Continue reading

February 18, 2015

West Michigan Labor calls on Lansing to fix roads

GRAND RAPIDS December 16, 2014– It’s time to fix Michigan’s roads. It’s time to pass legislation that funds road repairs without taking money from our schools and communities. That was … Continue reading

December 16, 2014

West Michigan labor pushes legislature to drop two toxic bills, and they listen!

LANSING December 12, 2014– Within the past two weeks, Republican legislators in Lansing were threatening to pass two very dangerous bills in the lame duck session with very little public … Continue reading

December 12, 2014

Christmas caroling for better roads

GRAND RAPIDS December 9, 2014– Union members and other concerned citizens from west Michigan converged on Calder Plaza Monday morning to raise awareness for a controversial road-funding bill that just … Continue reading

December 9, 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