Education & Admissions

  • University of Maryland, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Johns Hopkins University, B.A., with honors
  • Maryland
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Professional Affiliations

  • PACT: Helping Children with Special Needs, an affiliate of the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Board Member

One Minute of Overtime

Welcome to One Minute of Overtime, where I will share insights on Labor and Employment Law topics, mostly related to minimum wage and overtime compliance issues. These areas are critical for all employers and failure to comply exposes employers to liquidated damages and attorney's fees. It is important to know that wage and hour claims can easily be pursued on behalf of a class of current and former employees.

Compliance in this area of law is nuanced and technical, so it is critical for employers to audit and adjust their practices to remain compliant, so stop by to stay up-to-date and in-the-know.

Connect with Russell Berger on LinkedIn to see the latest One Minute of Overtime posts.

OK at Work

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Videos

The impact of COVID-19 on the workplace is unprecedented. As an employer, you are likely facing challenges you have never faced before, receiving questions from employees you have never been asked before, and looking for creative work solutions you have never tried before. This is uncharted territory for many.

Posts

"Executive Playbook: How to Find Time as a Business Owner"

On this month’s episode of the Executive Playbook, Mike Cammarata and Russell Berger discuss one of the most persistent challenges…

"Executive Playbook: The Challenges of Hiring and Recruiting"

On this month’s episode of the Executive Playbook, Mike Cammarata and Russell Berger discuss the practical challenges of making strategic…

"Executive Playbook: Maryland Saves Program"

On this month’s episode of the Executive Playbook, Mike Cammarata and Russell Berger discuss the new Maryland Saves program.  Under…

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Co-Written Articles

OK at Work: Employers’ Responsibilities Under Workers Compensation, the FMLA and ADA

On this week’s episode of OK at Work, Russell Berger and Sarah Sawyer discuss employers’ responsibilities under the FMLA, the…

OK at Work: COVID-19 Workplace FAQ

On this week’s episode of OK at Work, Russell Berger and Sarah Sawyer address a number of frequently asked questions…

OK at Work: Technology in the Workplace

On this week’s episode of OK at Work, Russell Berger and Sarah Sawyer discuss how advances in technology impact employers,…

Radio Interviews

Russell Berger & Kelci Longaker --- COVID-19 Update

Tuesday,  March 31, 2020