Sachi Clements


Sachi Clements has served as 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.

Articles By Sachi Clements

California Paid Family Leave (PFL) Benefits
California was the first state in the country to pass a paid family leave law.
How Much Are Workers' Compensation Benefits in Illinois?
Learn about the kinds of workers' comp benefits Illinois provides to employees with work-related injuries or illnesses and how the state calculates the amount of those benefits.
How Much Are Workers' Compensation Benefits in Florida?
Learn how Florida calculates benefits for lost wages resulting from a workplace injury.
Is It Illegal for My Employer to Lay Off Employees With the Most Seniority?
Find out if it's legal for an employer to lay off its most senior employees first.
How to Report Sexual Harassment
Learn how to protect yourself from sexual harassment at the workplace.
Is My Employer Required to Provide Health Care Coverage?
With the high cost of medical care in the United States, it’s no surprise that health insurance is one of the most highly sought-after benefits by employees. Many employers use benefit packages—including health, vision, and dental coverage—to attract and retain employees.
Can Employers Ask About Salary History?
In some states, employees can’t be required to provide their salary information.
California PTO Laws and Vacation Accrual Caps
Employers must follow certain rules when providing vacation or paid time off in California.
Chart: Final Paycheck Laws by State
Learn your state's law on when you have to provide a departing employee with the final paycheck.
Can My Employer Deduct a Previous Overpayment From my Paycheck?
Question: Is it legal for my employer to deduct from my paycheck for overpayment in the past?