Sachi Barreiro

Attorney

Sachi Barreiro is a legal editor at Nolo, specializing in employment law and workers’ compensation law. She writes and edits articles for Nolo.com, Lawyers.com, and other affiliated websites. In addition to editing several Nolo books, she is a coauthor of The Manager’s Legal Handbook and The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws. Before joining Nolo, Sachi practiced employment law and personal injury law at San Francisco law firms. Sachi received her law degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude.


Articles By Sachi Barreiro

Collecting Unemployment Benefits in Connecticut
If you're a Connecticut worker who's been laid off due to the coronavirus pandemic or for any other reason, you might be eligible for unemployment benefits.
Collecting Unemployment Benefits in South Carolina
In South Carolina -- as in every other state -- employees who are temporarily out of work through no fault of their own may qualify for unemployment benefits. The eligibility rules, prior earnings requirements, benefit amounts, and other details vary from state to state. Here are the basic rules for
Collecting Unemployment Benefits in Georgia
In Georgia-- as in every other state -- employees who are temporarily out of work through no fault of their own may qualify for unemployment benefits. The eligibility rules, prior earnings requirements, benefit amounts, and other details vary from state to state. Here are the basic rules for collecting
Collecting Unemployment Benefits in Tennessee
In Tennessee -- as in every other state -- employees who are temporarily out of work through no fault of their own may qualify for unemployment benefits.
What Is an Independent Medical Examination and How Will It Affect My Workers' Compensation Case?
The outcome of independent medical exams can have a big impact on whether you get workers’ comp benefits—and how much. Learn more about who chooses the doctors, what happens during the exam, and how to challenge the doctor’s report.
How Can I Find Out if My Employer Has Workers’ Compensation Insurance?
Learn how to find your employer’s insurer and what you can do if it doesn’t meet California’s legal requirements for workers’ comp insurance.
What Happens if My Condition Gets Worse After I Settle My Workers' Compensation Case?
Depending on the nature of your workers' comp settlement and the laws in your state, you might be able to get paid for further medical treatment and disability benefits. You might also have a new workplace injury on top of the old one.
Can I Get Permanent Disability Benefits in My California Workers' Compensation Case?
Find out how much you can receive for a permanent disability under California’s workers’ comp system.
Chart: Final Paychecks for Departing Employees
Learn your state's law on when you have to provide a departing employee with the final paycheck.
How to Report Sexual Harassment
Learn how to protect yourself from sexual harassment at the workplace.