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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 Jan 15, 2018

Do You Have to Pay Employees for Jury Duty?

The American legal system provides that all citizens who are eligible for jury service must serve if called upon. Every prospective juror is duty-bound to report for service, regardless of how inconvenient or disruptive the timing is for
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By: Katherine Muniz Jan 10, 2018

Do Employees Make More Working Night Shifts?

Working the night shift comes with its own detriments and risks, including fatigue, stress, and a higher risk of injury. For that reason, night shift workers and other workers working a less-than-desirable shift are known to be paid additi
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By: Katherine Muniz Sep 29, 2017

Prohibited Practices During the Hiring Process

As an employer, you're required to comply with federal and local laws in every aspect of your business management. When it comes to staffing your company, there are laws in place to ensure that job applicants aren't discriminated against
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By: Katherine Muniz Jun 06, 2017

Minimizing Risk When Hiring an Independent Contractor

The media has shown us that businesses break the law when hiring independent contractors all the time. From FedEx's $228 million settlement to resolve claims that it mislabeled over 2,000 FedEx workers, to Uber's $100 million settlement
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By: Katherine Muniz Feb 09, 2017

Tips on When to Hire a Professional to Do Your Taxes

As a small business owner, weighing the benefits of turning to a professional tax preparer versus preparing your own tax returns can be challenging. We consulted with several tax professionals to recommend when to hire a preparer and how t
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