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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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June 22, 2017

Mine Safety Agency Launches ‘Training Assistance Initiative’ for Miners with Less Experience

June 22, 2017

Recent coal-mining deaths have prompted the Mine Safety and Health Administration to launch a voluntary “training assistance initiative” for miners with less than one year of experience in mining or in their current job, MSHA has announced. During a “stakeholder presentation” on June 8, 2017, at the agency’s National Mine Health and... Read More

June 7, 2017

OSHA Delays Crane Operator Certification Deadline

June 7, 2017

The compliance date for an Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule requiring construction crane operators be certified by a third-party evaluator and designated as “qualified” will be delayed, the agency announced on May 22, 2017. While OSHA said it intends to propose an extension of the November 10, 2017, compliance date... Read More

May 17, 2017

Challenge to Mine Safety POV Rule Stayed for Settlement Talks

May 17, 2017

An Ohio court case on the validity of the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s 2013 rule on “pattern of violation,” or “POV,” may be near an end. At the joint request of the plaintiffs and MSHA, a judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio issued a 120-day stay in the lawsuit in which mine operators and... Read More

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Mine Safety Agency Launches ‘Training Assistance Initiative’ for Miners with Less Experience
June 23, 2017

Recent coal-mining deaths have prompted the Mine Safety and Health Administration to launch a voluntary “training assistance initiative” for miners with less than one year of experience in mining or in their current job, MSHA has announced. Read More

OSHA Delays Crane Operator Certification Deadline
June 8, 2017

The compliance date for an Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule requiring construction crane operators be certified by a third-party evaluator and designated as “qualified” will be delayed, the agency announced on May 22, 2017.  To read the full article, click here.… Read More

California OSHA Delays Enforcement of Construction Silica Standard
April 20, 2017

On April 19, 2017, the Department of Industrial Relations for the State of California issued an important update to Cal/OSHA’s new Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction.  The standard is substantially similar to Federal OSHA’s new rules for silica.  The new standard is found under Title 8 section 1532.3 of the California Read More