David Brijlall was born in the Bronx and grew up in Queens. He served on the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1996. Prior to coming to work at Local 1500, David worked at RWDSU/UFCW Local 1102 since 1999. During his tenure there, David negotiated many collective bargaining agreements and worked to successfully organize many new members into the RWDSU/UFCW family. David has experience, among other things, working in Local 1102’s welfare fund, supervising business agents, and was even elected onto their executive board.
David’s parents immigrated from Guyana in 1970. He has successfully completed the Union Leadership Program at Cornell University School of Industrial Arts and Labor Relations and studied Science in aerospace engineering from the University of Southern Illinois.