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

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

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

Petitions to repeal prevailing wage shown to be a sham, investigation and prosecutions possible

LANSING November 13, 2015– The anti-labor group who was behind the petition drive to repeal Michigan’s prevailing wage learned what happens when you hire out-of-state contractors who don’t train their workers or pay … Continue reading

November 12, 2015

EVENT: An evening with Senator Gary Peters

MUSKEGON September 24, 2015– The Lakeshore Community Labor Council is moving its monthly meeting for the month of October. Instead of the CLC’s usual meeting on the third Thursday at the CIO Hall, … Continue reading

September 24, 2015

Petition to repeal prevailing wage goes to the state

LANSING September 15, 2015– An anti-worker organization says they have collected the required number of signatures– a mere three percent of Michigan’s registered voters– on a petition they’ve been circulating to repeal … Continue reading

September 15, 2015

‘Decline to Sign’ campaign launched to preserve Michigan’s prevailing wage law

MUSKEGON July 30, 2015– For the past 50 years, Michigan’s prevailing wage law has ensured that workers on state-funded construction projects (schools, libraries, fire stations, local roads) receive the local wage and … Continue reading

July 30, 2015

Michigan AFL-CIO president slams discriminatory minimum wage bill

LANSING July 22, 2015– Michigan AFL-CIO President Ron Bieber wrote a guest column for today’s Detroit News in which he trashed a bill that would lower the state minimum wage for … Continue reading

July 22, 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