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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 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 Jan 15, 2018

Do You Have to Pay Your Employees for Jury Duty?

The American legal system provides that all citizens who are eligible for jury service must serve if called upon. Every prospective juror is duty-bound to report for service, regardless of how inconvenient or disruptive the timing is for
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By: Katherine Muniz Oct 17, 2017

NYC Pay History Ban Takes Effect October 31

Beginning October 31, 2017, New York City employers are prohibited from questioning job applicants on their salary history, with violators facing civil penalties of up to $250,000. Earlier this year, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio s
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By: Katherine Muniz Aug 29, 2017

Biggest Things Overlooked in Recordkeeping Compliance

When you're running a business, complying with recordkeeping regulations is just as urgent and important as complying with payroll regulations. If you're called upon to produce these records by the Department of Labor or an existing or term
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By: Katherine Muniz Jul 05, 2017

Did You Know? Pay Stub Requirements for All 50 States

True or False: Federal law doesn't require employers to provide employees with pay stubs. Answer: True. Private employers and employers in federal, state, and local governments are not required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to p
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