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Katherine is a New York-based digital writer who joined Fingercheck in 2015. She promotes Fingercheck through the power of the written word. She graduated from Fordham University with a B.A. in Communications and Media Studies with a focus on Journalism. Connect with her on LinkedIn

By: Katherine Muniz Apr 24, 2018

What to Know About New York’s Spread of Hours Law

If you’re an employer in New York State, you may have questions about the “Spread of hours” law. This refers to the wage and hour protections that entitle service industry workers to an extra hour of pay when they work a “spread of
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By: Katherine Muniz Apr 04, 2018

Pay Equity – How Does Your Company Measure Up?

As more cities and states than ever before are rallying to close the gender gap, racial gap, and other forms of wage discrimination, has your organization taken a step back to consider how you measure up?  Law firm Fisher Phillips rece
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By: Katherine Muniz Mar 11, 2018

Public Holidays: What Employees Are Entitled to

Do a quick Google search and you'll find that the American workforce has plenty of questions when it comes to public holidays. Do employees have to work on holidays? If so, will they be paid extra? If they do get the day off, are they enti
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By: Katherine Muniz Mar 02, 2018

DOL Reissues 17 Withdrawn Opinion Letters: Why It Matters

17 opinion letters that were previously withdrawn by the Obama Administration were reissued on January 5 by the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). What are opinion letters and why do these particular letter
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By: Katherine Muniz Feb 20, 2018

Paycard Laws: Federal and All 50 States

Paycards are employee debit cards that employers deposit wages onto. For employees who aren't banked, paycards are a speedier alternative to receiving paper checks, and are sometimes preferred because they work much like direct deposit. E
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