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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 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 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 Jan 10, 2018

Do Employees Make More Working Night Shifts?

Working the night shift comes with its own detriments and risks, including fatigue, stress, and a higher risk of injury. For that reason, night shift workers and other workers working a less-than-desirable shift are known to be paid additi
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