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NYS Paid Family Leave Regulations in Effect

If you’re a New York City employer, you’re well aware of the implementation of the New York State Paid Family Leave Law which took effect on January 1, 2018. As the nation’s strongest family leave plan, employees are currently entitled to 8 weeks of job-protected paid time off when certain life events occur. However, benefits

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Amended Law Requires NYC Employers to Engage in Accommodations Dialogue

A new amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) will require NYC employers to engage in a “cooperative dialogue” within a reasonable amount of time with any employee who may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation, effective October 15, 2018. Int. No. 804-A While the NYCHRL has long established that employers must

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The Freelance Isn’t Free Act – Are You in Compliance?

Did you know that New York City freelancers are provided the strongest protections against nonpayment in the nation? The Freelance Isn’t Free Act (FIFA) is the first law of its kind, and it’s been a year since it went into effect in New York City. Whether you’re a freelancer or an employer, it’s worth learning

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The Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act: What to Know

If you’re a New York City employer, big changes are coming your way. A package of eleven bills, titled the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act, will soon require employers to provide mandatory anti-harassment training to their employees, display anti-sexual harassment posters in the workplace, and distribute information on sexual harassment to new hires. The

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Paid Safe Leave Law Now in Effect in New York City

The provisions of the New York City Earned Sick Time Act have been amended to now provide “safe time,” paid safe leave for survivors of domestic violence, unwanted sexual contact, stalking, or human trafficking. The amendment, which was signed by Mayor de Blasio on November 5, 2017, took effect on May 5, 2018. According to

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Introducing Fingercheck’s New Free Tax Calculator

Using Fingercheck’s new Tax Calculator, anyone can plug in their earnings and edit their tax withholding preferences to calculate how their gross earnings will be split between taxes and take-home pay. It’s a great tool for those looking to understand exactly how their pay will be affected by the tax withholding, filing status, and exemptions

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New Jersey Passes Strongest Pay Equity Bill in the Nation

On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law the strongest equal pay legislation in the nation. It strengthens the provisions of the existing New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) in order to more aggressively identify and combat unequal pay practices. Employers are now prohibited from paying “protected classes” such as women and minorities less than

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Should You Implement a Floating Holidays Policy?

Floating holidays are a more flexible alternative to providing employees with a standard list of company-recognized holidays on which employees have paid time off. In comparison to traditional leave policies, which designate holidays based on the typically paid holiday schedule in the U.S., floating holidays can be generally taken at any point during the year.

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Fingercheck Now Supports Payroll in Illinois!

Our all-in-one platform, Fingercheck360, is now available for sign-ups in Illinois! If you’re a business owner looking to use just one website for your payroll/employee management, our software has you covered. In addition to getting access to payroll features like free automatic payroll tax filing, unlimited payroll runs, automatic payroll, automatic deductions, and net-to-gross payments,

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Calculating the True Labor Cost of Each Job

If you’re running a construction business, one of your top priorities is to accurately track your profits per job. Along with materials and equipment, determining labor costs is often one of the biggest expenses to your bottom line. So what is the true cost of labor, and how can it be measured? The cost of

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