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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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August 23, 2017

Mine Safety Agency Implements Medical Standards Action Plan for Inspectors, Technical Personnel

August 23, 2017

The Mine Safety and Health Administration will implement an action plan for employees who do not meet the agency’s medical standards.   As a condition of employment, MSHA inspectors and technical personnel must undergo periodic medical examinations, including vision and hearing tests, and meet medical standards set by the Office... Read More

July 31, 2017

Mine Safety Agency Issues Serious Accident Alert for Crane Operators

July 31, 2017

After a crane operator suffered serious injuries earlier this year while attempting to stow the crane’s lattice extension, the Mine Safety and Health Administration has issued a serious accident alert for crane operators. MSHA said the lattice extension was not mechanically secured or blocked in the February 27, 2017, accident and the... Read More

July 18, 2017

OSHA Exempts Monorail Hoists from Cranes and Derricks Regulations

July 18, 2017

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a new enforcement policy that excludes monorail hoists from regulations on cranes and derricks in constructions. Stakeholders had argued that monorail hoists are not the same as cranes and derricks in construction, pointing out that these hoists are attached to fixed... Read More

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OSHA Appeals Decision Invalidating its Multi-Employer Citation Policy
December 4, 2017

Although the Department of Labor under new Labor Secretary Alex Acosta has indicated that it will be scaling back on the broad interpretation of joint employer for purposes of determining enforcement liability, on November 6, 2017, OSHA filed an appeal to the U.S. Read More

Mine Safety Agency Proposes Further Changes to the Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines Final Rule
November 6, 2017

On September 12, 2017, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) published two proposed rules seeking to further amend the Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines final rule which was published on January 23, 2017.  The rule was scheduled to go into effect on May 23, 2017 but MSHA has delayed the...… Read More

Mine Safety Agency Implements Medical Standards Action Plan for Inspectors, Technical Personnel
August 24, 2017

The Mine Safety and Health Administration will implement an action plan for employees who do not meet the agency’s medical standards. Read More