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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 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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By: Katherine Muniz Jan 25, 2018

Adjusting Tax Withholding According to the New Tax Bill

The U.S. Treasury estimates that 90 percent of U.S. workers will see an increase in their take-home pay in 2018, thanks to the new, lower individual tax rates that was implemented in line with the massive $1.5 trillion tax overhaul bill s
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By: Katherine Muniz Dec 27, 2017

2018 Increases in New York’s Minimum Wage & Salary

New York state will be increasing its minimum wage for hourly employees as well as its minimum salary for exempt employees beginning on December 31, 2017. Here’s what you need to know: New Minimum Wage Governor Cuomo signed into law a s
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