NYC Office of Collective Bargaining
Resume of Neutral

First Name: Initial: Last Name: Suffix: Arbitrator Since:
Ralph S. Berger 1982
Arbitration/Mediation Experience
1982- present
Panels/Permanent Arbitrator
AAA-Labor, Employment & Commercial Panels; FMCS; NMB; NYS PERB; NYC PERC; NYS Employment Relations Bd; NJS Bd of Mediation; Town of Hempstead, NY PERB; Nassau Cty PERB; Suffolk Cty PERB; Virgin Islands PERB; NYS Dept, of Ed-Sec. 3020 (a); NYS Human Rights Arbitration Panel; NYC Office of Collective Bargaining; NYC Health and Hospitals Corp.; Dade Cty, FL Hearing Examiner System; NY-NJ Port Authority Employment Relations Panel; GSA-EEO Mediation Panel; CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution; Mediation One.
League of Voluntary Homes and Hospitals of NY & 1199, SEIU; League of American Theatres and Procedures & Local 802, AFM/Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers Actors' Equiti; AMPTP & Screen Actors Guild/AFTRA; City Center & IATSE, Local 1; Major League Baseball Player Relations Commitee & Major League Baseball Players Ass'n; National Hockey League/NHL Players' Ass'n; TWA & ALPA; El Al Airlines & IAMAW; usaIR sHUTTLE & AFA; UPS & Local 804, IBT/Local 177, IBT Independent Pilots Ass'n Airborne Freight & Local 851, IBT ; Con Ed/NY Power Auth. & Local 1-2, UWUA; PSE&G & IBEW, Local 94; CCC/Shipping Ass'ns-ILA Program for Drug & Alcohol Abuse; Lockheed Martin TDS &Locals 444, 445 & 450, IUE; Merck & 0CAW; Orange Cty, NY/Washingtonville CSD & Local 1000, CSEA; Barneys/Brooks Bros./Moe Ginsburg & Local 340, UNITE; NYC Private Bus Lines Health Benefits Trust & TWU; Local 1199 Home Care Industry Benefit, Pension & Education Funds; Textile Workers Pension Found; Dist. 65, UAW Pension Plan; Local 966, IBT Health & Pension Funds; Columbia Univ Fact Finding Panel for Officeers & Nonunion Support Staff; Columbia Univ. &Local 2110, UAW JLMC; Rutgers Univ. & AAUP Mediation Panel ; Columbia University & Supporting Staff Ass'n; Barnard College & Local 264, TWU; 1st Transit & TWU, Local 100; Parker Jewish Geriatric Inst. & NYSNA; Flying Tiger Line & District 141, IAMAW; Nontradional Employment for Women & Dist. 65, UAW; NYC Bd of Ed & UFT-Expedited Section 3020(a) Disciplinary Procedures; Northport School District & NYSUT; Restaurant League of NY/Inhilco/Second Ave Deli/Fraunces Tavern & Local 100, HERE; Entenmann's & Bakery Drivers, Local 802; Stroehmann's & Bakery Drivers, Local 550; Jamaica Hosp./Baptist Hosp. & Local 144, SEIU; Highland Hosp. & Local 1199; United Hebrew Geriatric Center & 1199; Capital Nursing & Local 97, IBT; Silvercrest Extended Care & 1199 SEIU; White Plains SD & CSEA; Haldane CSD & Haldane TA, NYSUT; Tavern on the Green & Local 424, UIW; Wyckoff Hgts Hosp. Syosset Com. Hosp./Campbell Nursing Home & Local 1115, HERE; Unique MFG. & Local 132-98, ILGWU; Plumbing and Heating Wholesalers Ass'n & Local 282, IBT; Brookhaven Men. Hosp. & Local 806, IBT/Fed. of Nurses, NYSUT; Coach/National Handbag Ass'n/ Parks Sausage/American Fed'n of Retail Kosher Burchers/Mission of the Immaculate Virgin & UFCW Local 342-50; Town of Hempstead, NY/Nassau County, NY & Local 880, CSEA; GHI & Local 153, OPEIU; Suffolk County, NY Water Authority & Local 393, UWUA; Shield Institute & DC 1707, AFSCME; Mountainview Condos & Local 32E, SEIU; Lumber Industry & Local 282, IBT; Phillips & Loccal 819, IBT; Macy's Local 1, RWDSU; Matsushita Electric & Local 805, IBT; Beth Israel & 1199; Bergen Medical Center & AFSCME Council 52; NYC Bd of Ed & Council of Supervisors & Administrators; NY Dialy News/Newspaper & Mail Delivereres; Verizon & IBEW, Local 827; International Center for the Disable & IBT, Local 815; Ulster-Greene ARC & INITE; PSCH & UNITE; National Express & Operating Engineers, Local 825; City University of NY & Professional Staff Congress; Teachers College of Columbia University & IBT, Local 707
Work History
TRIAL EXAMINER 1981-1995 Office of Collective Bargaining (New York, NY), ATTORNEY 1978-1981 National Labor Relations Board (Brooklyn, NY)
1978 J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 1974 B.S., Cornell University, NYS School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Professional Affiliations