Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws, The

Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws, The

Lisa Guerin, Sachi Barreiro


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With The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the most important employment laws, including:

  • who the law covers
  • what the law allows and prohibits
  • which federal agency enforces the law, and
  • practical tips to avoid violations of the law.

Each chapter is dedicated to explaining and demystifying one federal employment law, including the:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Immigration Reform and Control Act
  • National Labor Relations Act
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • Equal Pay Act
  • and many more.

Stay ahead of the game and protect your company and yourself —get The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws.


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, Workplace Investigations, and Create Your Own Employee Handbook. Guerin has practiced employment law in government, public interest, and private practice where she represented clients at all levels of state and federal courts and in agency proceedings. She is a graduate of Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley.|||Sachi Barreiro is 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.