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 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 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 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 Aug 02, 2016

What to Know About Double-Time Pay Requirements

In extraordinary circumstances, employees earn double-time pay for working long hours. But who is eligible to earn overtime, and how likely is it to happen? Double Time Requirements The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which oversees fede
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