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

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

Michigan AFL-CIO President: Unions have stepped up to help Michigan communities in crisis

GRAND RAPIDS February 11, 2016– As we’re inundated by news about Flint’s poisoned water system and Detroit crumbling public schools– both affected by failed policies coming out of Lansing– we’re also hearing … Continue reading

February 11, 2016

Union plumbers leading the way in Flint water crisis

FLINT January 27, 2016– As residents in Flint still don’t have tap water that’s safe to drink or bathe in, members of UA Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 370 are stepping … Continue reading

January 27, 2016

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

Michigan AFL-CIO President Bieber meets with west Michigan union members

COOPERSVILLE August 4, 2015– About 30 west Michigan union members met with newly-elected Michigan AFL-CIO President Ron Bieber over lunch today at the Plumbers & Fitters hall in Coopersville. The … Continue reading

August 4, 2015

West Michigan Central Labor Council approves name change

MUSKEGON July 31, 2015– At the July meeting of the West Michigan CLC, a name change was approved. The West Michigan CLC will now be known as the Lakeshore CLC. … Continue reading

July 31, 2015

Gov. Snyder signs ‘Death Star’ bill, attacking workers across Michigan

LANSING June 30, 2015— Progress Michigan is reporting that today Gov. Rick Snyder silenced the voices of millions of Michiganders by signing legislation that prevents local governments from protecting workers, … Continue reading

June 30, 2015

March food truck provides food for 99 households

KENTWOOD March 25, 2015– Kent-Ionia Labor sponsored its first Feeding America food truck of 2015 last week, partnering with St. Mary Magdalen Parish in Kentwood to deliver 5,000 pounds of … Continue reading

March 25, 2015

UA Local 174 seeks applications for apprenticeship program

COOPERSVILLE February 23, 2015–  The West Michigan Plumbers, Fitters and Service Trades Local 174 (UA 174) has announced an application and testing schedule for its apprenticeship program this spring. Local … Continue reading

February 23, 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