Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

COLUMN: We need to watch out for the ‘normalization’ of fascism

Sean Egan (IBEW 275) is the president of the Kent-Ionia Labor Council. Washington State Republican Senator Doug Ericksen is planning to introduce legislation to establish a criminal Class C felony … Continue reading

November 21, 2016

Bill to reform right-to-work introduced in Lansing

LANSING March 1, 2016– A Democratic state rep from southeast Michigan has introduced legislation that would allow unionized employees to vote on “right-to-work” policy at their workplace. Should this pass, it … Continue reading

March 1, 2016

Facts and figures on union membership for 2015, Michigan sees uptick in union members

WASHINGTON DC February 5, 2016– Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor released its annual report on union membership and earnings. Nationally, the union membership rate– the percent of wage … Continue reading

February 5, 2016

KICLC endorses David LaGrand in special election for Michigan’s 75th House District

GRAND RAPIDS January 22, 2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council announced on Wednesday that they endorse David LaGrand in the special election for Michigan’s 75th House seat. Grand Rapids Democrat LaGrand is … Continue reading

January 22, 2016

Labor Revival set to blow the roof off the Labor Center this Sunday

GRAND RAPIDS- November 30, 2015– As the Michigan labor community gets set to mark the third anniversary of Lansing politicians bullying right-to-work legislation down our throats, Grand Rapids-area union members … Continue reading

November 30, 2015

Mayoral candidates answer questions from union members

GRAND RAPIDS July 10, 2015– Last night, the four candidates vying to become Grand Rapids’ next mayor gathered at the Kent-Ionia Labor Center to answer a series of questions submitted … Continue reading

July 10, 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
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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