Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

Women’s Caucus March meeting to feature State Rep. Winnie Brinks

GRAND RAPIDS March 17, 2017– The March meeting of the KICLC Women’s Caucus will feature guest speaker State Rep. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids). She’ll be speaking about her work on legislation for … Continue reading

March 17, 2017

Women’s Caucus to discuss grassroots organizing under a Trump presidency

GRAND RAPIDS January 13, 2017– “Trump is President! What do we do now?” If you’ve found yourself uttering these words over the past few weeks, you’re invited to join the … Continue reading

January 13, 2017

COLUMN: Turn out to turn down Trump’s b.s.

Sean Egan (IBEW 275) is the president of the Kent-Ionia Labor Council. No one should be surprised to see Donald Trump’s continued implosion.  A narcissistic, egotistical, condescending, and infantile ass … Continue reading

October 17, 2016

Women’s Caucus raises $1,300 for Women’s Resource Center of Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS February 16, 2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council’s Women’s Caucus made a donation of just over $1,300 to the Women’s Resource Center of Grand Rapids today. The money will … Continue reading

February 16, 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’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

EVENT: Women’s Caucus to tour Women’s Resource Center of Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS October 9, 2015– The KICLC Women’s Caucus will be taking a special field trip this month– to the Women’s Resource Center of Grand Rapids. The Caucus decided last … Continue reading

October 9, 2015

Michigan’s gender gap: Women still make 77% of what men earn, union membership closes gap

GRAND RAPIDS March 23, 2015– The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), in partnership with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), released a report this month detailing pay disparity between … Continue reading

March 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