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.

By: Katherine Muniz Aug 08, 2016

Do I Have to Pay Employees for Holidays?

When it comes to holiday time off, it seems like the rumor mill never stops spinning. Depending on who you ask, you'll get different intel. "For federal holidays we get time off," one colleague might say. "But do we get paid?" another asks
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By: Katherine Muniz Jul 08, 2016

Hours Worked: What’s Compensable in a Day’s Work?

Determining what should be paid for and what shouldn't on a regular workday not seem difficult. For instance, the daily commute to and from work isn't compensable, and a few minutes chatting with colleagues at the water cooler tends to go b
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By: Katherine Muniz Mar 30, 2016

Biweekly Overtime: When Is It Appropriate?

Typically, overtime is owed to nonexempt employees after exceeding working 40 hours in a workweek or, in some states, exceeding working 8 hours in a day. However, not all overtime is calculated on a daily or weekly basis. In certain indu
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By: Katherine Muniz Aug 28, 2015

How to Handle Employees Intentionally Working Overtime

In considering how to address frequent overtime, there are several questions to ask before deciding on a course of action. Do you suspect one or more of your employees is intentionally loitering on the job to collect a bigger paycheck? D
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