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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 Apr 24, 2018

What to Know About New York’s Spread of Hours Law

If you’re an employer in New York State, you may have questions about the “Spread of hours” law. This refers to the wage and hour protections that entitle service industry workers to an extra hour of pay when they work a “spread of
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By: Katherine Muniz Feb 20, 2018

Paycard Laws: Federal and All 50 States

Paycards are employee debit cards that employers deposit wages onto. For employees who aren't banked, paycards are a speedier alternative to receiving paper checks, and are sometimes preferred because they work much like direct deposit. E
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By: Katherine Muniz Dec 22, 2017

How Long You Should Keep Business Records For

As a business owner, it can be tricky figuring out which business records to keep and which ones you can throw away. You want to retain records as long as legally mandated, but figuring out what's required of you can be confusing. In
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