Teamsters Local 237

President's Award Winners Italian Heritage 2011

Catherine Lamorte Byrnes

Catherine Lamorte Byrnes

Long Island Division
Suffolk OTB

Watch Catherine accept her award.

Catherine Lamorte Byrnes began working for Suffolk OTB as a cashier in 2001 and became a shop steward in 2002. Union activism is in her roots. Her grandfather was a political activist on the Lower East Side, and her brother, Nick LaMorte, is president of CSEA Local 1000. Catherine has been a member of the union’s Labor/Management-, Negotiating- and Safety Committees and was recently a delegate to the Teamster Convention.

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