Lakeshore Community Labor Council, AFL-CIO

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

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

Helping Flint residents get clean water

FLINT January 29, 2016– In times of crisis or disaster, United Way’s role is to mobilize resources for those in-need. United Way of Genesee County has taken the lead on … Continue reading

January 29, 2016

Sign up for e-updates from the Lakeshore CLC!

Please fill out the form below to join the Lakeshore Working Families e-Activist Network of online activists. As an e-activist, you will receive e-mail updates on local, state and national issues that … Continue reading

January 29, 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

EVENT: Industry Night for skilled electricians on January 26

COOPERSVILLE January 8, 2016– The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 275 is looking for experienced electricians who are ready to work. Michigan currently has a shortage of skilled electrical … Continue reading

January 8, 2016

Electricians and operating engineers brighten Muskegon family’s Christmas

COOPERSVILLE December 23, 2015– Thanks to the generosity of the members of IBEW Local 275 and Operating Engineers Local 324, a local family will be having a merrier Christmas this … Continue reading

December 23, 2015

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

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

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

GUEST COLUMN: A call for solidarity– SEIU members at Mercy Health seek support from labor community

Marge Robinson, RN, is the president of SEIU Healthcare Michigan. MUSKEGON October 1, 2015– At SEIU Healthcare Michigan, we are undergoing very intense and difficult negotiations with Mercy Health Partners in … Continue reading

October 1, 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