Lakeshore Community Labor Council, AFL-CIO

An advocate for west Michigan working families through collective action, education and community partnerships.

Upcoming workshop to prepare union members to run for office

MUSKEGON 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, but didn’t … Continue reading

March 17, 2017

Lakeshore CLC stands opposed to attacks on Americans’ health benefits

MUSKEGON February 20, 2017– The Lakeshore Community Labor Council adopted a resolution this month expressing support for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), as well as opposing any cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, … Continue reading

February 20, 2017

Let’s Get Out The Vote! Sign up to volunteer!

If you’d like to canvass for candidates who stand up for working families, just let us know when you’re available. Our focus is on electing Collene Lamonte to the Michigan House of … Continue reading

October 28, 2016

List of Lakeshore Community Labor Council endorsements

MUSKEGON September 30, 2016–Below is a list of the endorsements of the Lakeshore Community Labor Council. President Hillary Clinton Congress MI-2 Dennis Murphy Michigan House (91st district) Collene Lamonte Michigan … Continue reading

September 30, 2016

Labor Walks for fall elections kick off on Labor Day weekend

It’s almost Labor Day weekend, and that means it’s time to get serious about this fall’s election! We’ve got a house race along the Lakeshore that we need to take back … Continue reading

August 31, 2016

BlueGreen Alliance recognizes IBEW Local 275 for their work installing solar panels

COOPERSVILLE April 8, 2016– Members of IBEW Local 275 have been working on a green-energy project this winter, putting together a 3-megawatt solar installation for a local business. Their work was … Continue reading

April 8, 2016

Detroit newspaper employees fighting for contract

DETROIT April 1, 2016– Staff at the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News have been engaging in informational pickets outside their offices this week, as they’ve been working without a … Continue reading

April 1, 2016

Young workers can connect with statewide labor movement through Michigan Young Workers United

LANSING March 24, 2016– Any young workers (35 and under) looking to become more engaged in Michigan’s labor movement now have the opportunity to do so through Michigan Young Workers United. … Continue reading

March 24, 2016

Michigan AFL-CIO President: Privatization of Michigan’s public services has failed

LANSING March 9, 2016– In a column that ran in today’s Detroit News, Michigan AFL-CIO President Ron Bieber calls out Michigan Republicans in Lansing for severely damaging our state through … Continue reading

March 9, 2016

Workers picket auto supplier over organizing interference

Photo courtesy Detroit Free Press DEARBORN March 3, 2016– Workers at Ground Effects in Dearborn began picketing the automotive supplier this week, as the company continues to interfere with their organizing campaign. Unsafe … Continue reading

March 3, 2016

Lakeshore Community Labor Council

The Lakeshore Community Labor Council, AFL-CIO is a coalition of west Michigan labor unions and community organizations in Muskegon, Ottawa, Lake, Newaygo, Oceana, Mason, Manistee and Allegan Counties, and based in Muskgeon.

Address & phone

490 W Western Ave Muskegon, MI 49440‎ (231) 725-7721