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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: Valerie D'Orazio Jul 13, 2018

NYC’s Temporary Schedule Change Law In Effect July 18

What? Another major New York City employment law change? The “Temporary Schedule Change” law–effective July 18–is a big one, folks, and every NYC business owner should know what it’s about! The law requires employees to request
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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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