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Valerie is a New York-based tech and pop-culture writer who joined Fingercheck in 2018. She enjoys giving business owners and workers information they can use to empower their lives. She graduated from Brooklyn College with a B.A. in English Literature and currently studies Life-Coaching in her spare time.

By: Katherine Muniz May 25, 2018

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
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By: Katherine Muniz Mar 28, 2018

5 Disputes You Don’t Have to Worry About with Fingercheck

In this day and age, the cost of wage theft is high, and accusations of workplace misconduct frequently occur. All it takes is one employee to make a wage and hour claim against you, and the setbacks are cataclysmal. Luckily, Fingercheck wa
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By: Katherine Muniz May 16, 2017

5 Common Ways Businesses Unknowingly Break The Law

You're a business owner, which means you operate and manage your own business. Whether you have just one employee, fifteen, or fifty, regardless of the size of your operation, you're responsible for complying with federal and state laws tha
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By: Merle Capello CPP Jun 03, 2016

Escheatment, Abandoned Property and Payroll

The common law principle governing unclaimed property is called “escheat.” Under English common law, it was a rule that returned or surrendered property to a lord or to the Crown if no lawful heir could inherit it. The concept of e
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