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Hillary Herskowitz
Director of Public Relations
Legal Strategies Publishing


Renowned Author and Labor Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack, The Employee's Lawyer(r) Provides Workplace Wisdom at Book Expo America at The Javits Center.

Nationally renowned labor attorney, author and radio personality, Steven Mitchell Sack will sign advanced material from his new book The Employee Rights Handbook: Effective Legal Strategies to Protect Your Job From Interview to Pink Slip. Sack, The Employees Lawyer(r) has devoted his practice to severance negotiations of terminated workers, discrimination lawsuits, contract negotiations, representation of salespeople in breach of contract and commission disputes and general labor law. Sack is the author of 19 books about labor law and has appeared on Oprah, CNN and CNBC and has been featured in the pages of The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Business Week. In this volatile job market, Sack's ultimate goal is to help empower employees and to teach them how to navigate the new economy and even negotiate their firing, as pink-slips continue to be handed out so readily.

The comprehensive book covers all steps in the employment process - from when you apply for a job until you are fired or resign:

• How to be properly hired
•How to enforce your on-the-job rights
•Steps to take if you resign or are fired
•Protecting your reputation and favorable job references
•How to negotiate and receive maximum severance, health insurance, and other benefits
•How to hire the right lawyer - or win a case in court without one

Easy to use, practical, up to date, The Employee Rights Handbook provides
all the essential information workers need to thoroughly protect themselves.
It is designed to save you money, aggravation, and expense, with valuable
legal strategies, checklists, forms, sample letters and contracts you can
use to strengthen your position in the event of legal problems - and without
the expense of a lawyer.

With this book you have Steven Mitchell Sack, The Employee's Lawyer(r),
always on call to give you the competitive edge. To arrange interviews with
Sack please contact Hillary Herskowitz at 917.279.9574.

"Steven Mitchell Sack discusses what is and isn't legal in the workplace."
~Publisher's Weekly

"Sack's excellent book covers employment rights ranging from the initial
interview to negotiating a termination. People who plan ahead will know how
to negotiate and get more employment benefits." ~ Nashville Tennessean
"The Employee Rights Handbook may very well be the authoritative text on the
pitfalls of being an employee. Sack has managed to take all this detailed,
complicated, and relatively dry information and make it very readable and
interesting. The book is well worth the money regardless of your occupation
and locale."
~ Career Corner

"Practical how-to for employers...a splendid, informative easy-to-use book
that all business owners and their lawyers should have at their fingertips."
~ New York Law Journal

"Labor lawyer Steven Sack writes clearly and functionally, arranging topics
and highlighting or boxing key concepts for outstanding,
practical legal guide to help solve employee problems...a valuable addition
to business collections: Highly recommended."
~ Library Journal

ABOUT STEVEN MITCHELL SACK, The Employee's Lawyer(r)
Best selling author, lecturer and practicing attorney, Steven Mitchell Sack
has written 19 books, many in multiple editions and has maintained a private
law practice in New York City handling labor and employment matters for 30

Mr. Sack's comments or the rights of fired workers have been reported in the
Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, BusinessWeek and Fortune. He has
made numerous appearances on radio and television including Oprah, CNN, and

He serves as General Counsel for many trade associations, including the
National Association of Independent Publisher's Representatives (NAIPR)
since 1988. Mr. Sack hosted a national radio talk show for five years on
jobs and careers on the i.e. America Radio Network and is the president of
Legal Strategies Publications.

Some of Steven Mitchell Sack's best-selling books include:

• The Lifetime Family Legal Guide, Book-Of-The-Month Club, 3 editions
• Lawyer On Call, Prentice Hall
• The Working Woman's Legal Survival Guide, Prentice Hall
• Getting Fired, Warner Books
• Don't Get Taken, Consumer Reports Books
• The Complete Legal Guide To Marriage, Divorce, Custody and Living
• Together, McGraw-Hill

The Employee Rights Handbook:
Effective Legal Strategies to Protect Your Job From Interview to Pink Slip

640 pages, 6 x 9, Hardcover with Jacket
Business/Labor Law (ISBN: 978-0-9636306-7-4)

Available NOVEMBER 2010