Lisa Guerin


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

Overtime Pay: Your Rights as an Employee
Learn when employees are entitled to overtime pay.
Ohio Laws for Tipped Employees
Do you earn tips?
Delaware Laws for Tipped Employees
Do you earn tips? Plenty of employees in Delaware 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. In fact, some employees earn more in tips from satisfied customers than
Hawaii Laws for Tipped Employees
Hawaii employees: Learn the rules on tip credits, mandatory service charges, and more.
Which Posters Do Employers Have to Post at the Workplace in California?
California employers must post a variety of notices at the workplace. The purpose of these posters is to inform employees of their rights at work, including how to file a complaint or otherwise report violations of those rights. Employers in California must post information on both state and federal
Can I get unemployment if I quit to avoid getting fired?
Is there any downside to saying that I quit rather than that I was laid off?