Lisa Guerin

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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're Fired?
Some reasons for termination might make you ineligible for unemployment benefits.
Denied Unemployment Benefits: How to File an Unemployment Appeal
If your unemployment claim is denied, here's how to appeal the decision.
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?
Can I get unemployment benefits if I quit my job to care for my injured child?
Find out if you can still get unemployment benefits if you quit to take care of your injured child?
Collecting Unemployment Benefits in Wyoming
Did you recently lose your job in Wyoming?
Collecting Unemployment Benefits in Virginia
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 Vermont
Did you recently lose your job in Vermont?
Collecting Unemployment Benefits in New Hampshire
Did you recently lose your job in New Hampshire? If so, you might be eligible for unemployment benefits: payments intended to partially replace the wages of individuals who are temporarily out of work through no fault of their own. Although the basic rules for unemployment are similar across the board,
Collecting Unemployment Benefits in Nevada
Did you recently lose your job in Nevada? 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, including the coronavirus pandemic.
How to File and Collect Unemployment Benefits in California
If you're a California worker who's been laid off due to the coronavirus pandemic or for any other reason, you might be eligible for unemployment benefits.