Lakeshore Community Labor Council, AFL-CIO

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

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

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

UAW members’ quick reaction prevents tragedy

TOLEDO, OH August 25, 2015– What could have been a very tragic situation turned into an opportunity for a group of northern Ohio union members to display their super-hero abilities. Last Friday, … Continue reading

August 25, 2015

Michigan AFL-CIO President Bieber meets with west Michigan union members

COOPERSVILLE August 4, 2015– About 30 west Michigan union members met with newly-elected Michigan AFL-CIO President Ron Bieber over lunch today at the Plumbers & Fitters hall in Coopersville. The … Continue reading

August 4, 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

In Lansing, the solution to Michigan’s wage stagnation problem is…lower wages?

LANSING June 19, 2015– The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) released a study this past winter on American wages. They found that between 2013 and 2014, wages for American workers continued … Continue reading

June 19, 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