Lisa Guerin is the author or co-author of several Nolo books, including The Manager's Legal Handbook, Dealing with Problem Employees, The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws, Workplace Investigations, and Create Your Own Employee Handbook. Guerin has practiced employment law in government, public interest, and private practice where she represented clients at all levels of state and federal courts and in agency proceedings. She is a graduate of Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley. Sachi Barreiro is a legal editor at Nolo specializing in employment law and workers' compensation law. Before joining Nolo, Sachi practiced law for several years in San Francisco, first representing injured plaintiffs in personal injury lawsuits, then advising businesses on employment and corporate matters. Sachi received her law degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude.
"Compliance sections in each chapter help employers understand what they must report, the records they must keep, and what penalties might befall them if they fail to comply." Library Journal
"[This] clear, informative condensation of this vast and complex subject is probably the best available..." American Reference Books Annual "A very thorough, very usable handbook for HR. " Attorney Maria Greco Danaher, Chair, Employment and Labor Law Group, Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, PC "Guerin and Barreiro present readers with a comprehensive examination of twenty key federal employment laws. Over twenty chapters, the authors cover twenty laws. Each chapter is devoted to one law. Laws examined include the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Immigration Reform and Control Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act, the Equal Pay Act, and many others. Lisa Guerin and Sachi Barreiro are both former attorneys now devoting their time to writing legal texts." Eithne O'Leyne Editor, ProtoView