Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

On the passing of Ron Holzgen

GRAND RAPIDS November 7, 2016– From KICLC President Sean Egan: On Friday, November 4, our friend, brother and secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local 406 Ron Holzgen passed away. A lifelong Teamster, … Continue reading

November 7, 2016

EVENT:Spaghetti dinner benefit this weekend for daughter of local Teamster

GRAND RAPIDS February 18, 2016– This Saturday, February 20, there will be a benefit dinner for the daughter of Frank Lagel,  a member of Teamsters Local 406. The spaghetti dinner … Continue reading

February 18, 2016

Teamsters fight to stop pension cuts

DETROIT February 9, 2016– Frustrated Teamsters from across Michigan gathered in Detroit this week to speak out against proposed cuts to their pensions. The Central States pension fund covers 24,000 current … Continue reading

February 9, 2016

Local Teamster retires after 50 years

GRAND RAPIDS May 13– Judith Strickland, a proud member of Teamsters Local 406, went to work at Bimbo Bakeries (known then as Mueller’s Oven Fresh) at age 18 in 1962.  Amazingly, … Continue reading

May 13, 2015

Drivers for US Foods vote to affiliate with Teamsters Local 337

KALAMAZOO May 4, 2015– Domicile drivers at US Foods in Kalamazoo voted last week to join Teamsters Local 337 in Detroit. The drivers voted more than 70 percent in favor of Teamster … Continue reading

May 4, 2015

EVENT: Rally for organizing Sysco workers on Wednesday, April 29

GRAND RAPIDS April 27, 2015– Just ahead of their May 7 union election, Teamster organizers working with employees at Sysco Grand Rapids are organizing a rally to show solidarity and support … Continue reading

April 27, 2015

Rally for organizing workers on April 2

GRAND RAPIDS April 1, 2015– Workers at Sysco Grand Rapids recently filed a petition for a union election to affiliate with Teamsters Local 406, and now the company has brought … Continue reading

April 1, 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