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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 25, 2018

NYS Paid Family Leave Regulations in Effect

If you’re a New York City employer, you’re well aware of the implementation of the New York State Paid Family Leave Law which took effect on January 1, 2018. As the nation’s strongest family leave plan, employees are currently entitle
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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 May 23, 2018

The Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act: What to Know

If you’re a New York City employer, big changes are coming your way. A package of eleven bills, titled the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act, will soon require employers to provide mandatory anti-harassment training to their employees, di
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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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