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Raymond Perez, II

Of Counsel
Atlanta

P 404-586-1895
F 404-525-1173
Raymond.Perez@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Raymond “Ray” Perez is Of Counsel in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. 

Mr. Perez practices in all areas of labor and employment law with a focus on FLSA/Wage-Hour laws, employment discrimination, immigration matters, unemployment compensation, occupational safety and health (OSHA), affirmative action programs and policies (OFCCP), employment policies and handbooks, personnel and Form I-9 audits, contract issues, federal contractor provisions and responsibilities, litigation in all forums and litigation avoidance and defense management. 

While attending law school, Mr. Perez clerked for Judge T. Jackson Bedford, Jr. in the Superior Court of Fulton County and also was a summer intern with Troutman Sanders. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Perez was Of Counsel at Wimberly & Lawson.

Recent Experience

  • Assisted clients during Wage & Hour and OSHA audits and investigations
  • Obtained summary judgement in favor of employer in a collective class action wage and hour lawsuit seeking compensation for unpaid donning/doffing time
  • Represented client in OSHA 11(c) complaint investigation which resulted in the charge being dropped
  • Represented several clients in ICE and OSC investigations which resulted in favorable outcomes.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member

 

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • King'sBridge Retirement Community, Board Member

Published Works

  • Georgia Employment Law, 4th ed. (West Publishing 2008 to date)
  • Occupational Safety and Health, 1st ed. (West Publishing 2008 to date)
  • Wage and Hour Law: Compliance & Practice, 1st ed. (West Publishing 1995 to date)

 

 


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February 1, 2017

Trump Administration Issues Temporary Regulatory Freeze

February 1, 2017

Shortly after President Donald Trump was inaugurated into office, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus instructed federal agencies to temporarily freeze any pending regulations, a standard practice for incoming presidential administrations as they define their policy strategies. The directive includes pending regulatory plans... Read More

December 6, 2016

Mine Safety Agency Issues Hand-Injury Advisory

December 6, 2016

The Mine Safety and Health Administration has issued an advisory warning to mine operators and employees about the dangers of hand injuries. The agency said that from January 1, 2010, through August 31, 2016, there were 5,678 hand injuries at the country’s coalmines. Of these injuries, 1,863 resulted in an average of 39 lost... Read More

November 9, 2016

Mine Safety Agency Issues Hazard Safety Alert from for Truck Vacuum Operations

November 9, 2016

Static electricity during vacuum operations can result in accidents such as shock hazards, explosions, and secondary injuries from falls due to shock, the Mine Safety and Health Administration has warned in a safety alert for vacuum trucks. The agency recommended best practices to assist miners in staying safe during vacuum... Read More

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MSHA Announces Results of Special Impact Inspections From December 2016
March 13, 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration has announced the results of its monthly special impact inspections from December 2016. Read More