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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 Jul 27, 2017

A Guide to Exempt vs. Nonexempt Worker Classification

Prior to hiring an employee, it's important to develop a fundamental understanding of how employees are classified under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Certain conditions must be met in order to classify as exempt or nonexempt, and th
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By: Fingercheck Dec 20, 2015

HR and the Holidays, Part Two: Holiday Bonuses

Holiday bonuses can be tricky. While not every employee expects a holiday bonus, depending on the corporate culture, the practice may presumably be a standard part of the job. According to one recent poll, two thirds of HR and Hiring Manage
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By: Katherine Muniz Jul 06, 2015

President Obama’s New Proposed Overtime Rule

On Tuesday, June 30th, the Department of Labor announced the Obama administration's proposed rule to raise the cap for salaried workers owed overtime pay from $23,660 to $50,440. The rule would impact an estimated five million Americ
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