Lakeshore Community Labor Council, AFL-CIO

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

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

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

Bill to reform right-to-work introduced in Lansing

State Rep. Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) 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 … Continue reading

March 1, 2016

Detroit teachers expose district’s deplorable conditions

DETROIT January 12, 2016– If the story of Gov. Rick Snyder and his Emergency Managers’ botched handling of the Flint water crisis wasn’t enough for you, now the governor and his Emergency Manager of … Continue reading

January 12, 2016

AFL-CIO, building trades invest in Detroit Home Repair program

DETROIT November 27, 2015– The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced earlier this week that it will invest up to $30 million in the Detroit Neighborhood Home Repair Program, a partnership … Continue reading

November 27, 2015

New York Times: Autoworkers are leading the way on raising middle class incomes

MUSKEGON October 29, 2015– The New York Times recently published an editorial which acknowledges the huge gains made by the UAW in their recently-ratified contract with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), and … Continue reading

October 29, 2015

Huron Valley CLC works with county commission to protect Washtenaw mental health services

ANN ARBOR September 25, 2015– Delegates and leadership of the Huron Valley Central Labor Council heard from two of their affiliates recently that county mental health services would be slashed due … Continue reading

September 25, 2015

Four Michigan counties lead the way in new manufacturing jobs

MUSKEGON July 16, 2015– A report came out this week detailing where the nation’s new manufacturing jobs are, and four Michigan counties made the top ten. The only other state with multiple … Continue reading

July 16, 2015

UAW & GM kick off negotiations, Ford & Chrysler to follow

DETROIT July 13, 2015– Contracts between the UAW and the Big Three automakers expire on September 14, which gives the union and management of Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler two … Continue reading

July 13, 2015

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