Lisa Guerin

J.D., UC Berkeley School of Law

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, The Essential Guide to Family & Medical Leave, Workplace Investigations, and Create Your Own Employee Handbook.  Guerin has practiced employment law in government, public interest, and private practice, where she has represented clients at all levels of state and federal courts and in agency proceedings. She is a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Law.


Articles By Lisa Guerin

Unemployment Benefits: What If You Quit?
When you quit your job you are usually not eligible for unemployment benefits - unless you have good cause for quitting. The benefits are intended for workers who suffer an unexpected loss in income due to layoffs, or in some cases, due to being fired.
Minnesota Laws for Tipped Employees
Do you earn tips? Plenty of employees in Minnesota do, including those who wait tables, serve and mix drinks, open doors, carry luggage, clean hotel rooms, or provide other services, from moving furniture to delivering newspapers.
Maryland Laws for Tipped Employees
Do you earn tips? Plenty of employees in Maryland do, including those who wait tables, serve and mix drinks, open doors, carry luggage, clean hotel rooms, or provide other services, from moving furniture to delivering newspapers.
Collecting Unemployment Benefits in Ohio
Ohio residents who have recently lost their jobs might be eligible for unemployment benefits: payments available to employees who are out of work temporarily, through no fault of their own. Although the basic rules for unemployment are similar across the board, the benefit amounts, eligibility rules,
Collecting Unemployment Benefits in Oklahoma
Oklahoma workers who have recently lost their jobs may be eligible for unemployment benefits: payments available to employees who are out of work temporarily, through no fault of their own. Although the basic rules for unemployment are similar across the board, the benefit amounts, eligibility rules,
Collecting Unemployment Benefits in Maryland
If you are out of work, you might be eligible for unemployment benefits. Unemployment compensation is available to those who are temporarily out of work, without fault on their parts. The basic structure of the unemployment system is the same from state to state. However, each state sets its own rules
Collecting Unemployment Benefits in Louisiana
Did you recently lose your job in Louisiana? If so, you might be eligible for unemployment benefits: compensation available to employees who are temporarily out of work through no fault of their own. Although the basic rules for unemployment are similar across the board, the eligibility rules, prior
Collecting Unemployment Benefits in Florida
In Florida, employees who are temporarily out of work through no fault of their own may qualify to collect unemployment benefits.
Collecting Unemployment Benefits in Arizona
If you're out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic or another reason that's not your fault, you might be eligible for unemployment benefits. Learn Arizona's rules for unemployment eligibility, benefit amounts, and more.