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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 May 18, 2018

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 wa
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By: Katherine Muniz May 17, 2018

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
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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DOL Reissues 17 Withdrawn Opinion Letters: Why It Matters

17 opinion letters that were previously withdrawn by the Obama Administration were reissued on January 5 by the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).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 21, 2018

[INFOGRAPHIC] Tax Filing Season Statistics 2018

It's only been a few weeks since Tax Season 2018 has kicked off, but that hasn't stopped the IRS from reporting preliminary figures of how the current tax season is shaping up against 2017.  In the IRS' most recent round of filing sea
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