Local 549 (Pittsburg, California) Business Manager/Secretary-Treasurer Tim Jefferies has been chosen by the Central Labor Council of Contra Costa County as Labor Leader of the Year, the organization’s highest annual honor.
“I am very proud of Brother Tim Jefferies, and he is truly deserving of this great honor,” said IVP-Western States J. Tom Baca. “Tim puts countless hours into his local, the Building Trades and the Central Labor Council to help make the lives of working men and women better. He has shown leadership that is rare these days in the labor movement, and it has been my pleasure to work with him.”
Jefferies has been part of the Labor Council since 2016 and currently serves as vice president of the executive board. He also serves as a delegate on the Contra Costa Building and Construction Trades Council.
“There are so many leaders who are well deserving of this award,” Jefferies said. “In this honor, I feel that it is my responsibility to live up to what it means to be the kind of leader who brings people together from all aspects and all levels of the labor movement and help make sure working people have the fair, decent and safe working conditions they deserve.”
Jefferies will receive the award and address guests during the Contra Costa Labor Council and Contra Costa Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO’s 23rd Annual Labor-to-Labor Dinner on October 8.