300 Monroe Ave NW, Suite 820
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Ken Deering Desiree Foster Alexandria Polk-Lewis
Labor Relations Manager Labor Relations Specialist Labor Relations Assistant
The mission of the City of Grand Rapids Labor Relations Department is to create and promote a positive work environment that fosters an effective relationship between the workforce and Management. The Labor Relations Department will negotiate and administer responsible and cost-effective collective bargaining agreements for the City of Grand Rapids and the various bargaining units. The Labor Relations Department will represent the City’s interests and provide labor relations services to all City departments in a way that is the most effective use of citizen tax dollars. We will strive to continuously create efficiencies while assisting all City Departments in creating efficiencies in the delivery of City services.