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Fair Day's Pay for Fair Day's Work

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by Rabbi Cheryl Peretz
originally posted on July 21, 2015
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Any of us in the workforce today know that as companies and corporations strive to meet their bottom line and as employees move freely from one company to another, defining the social contract between employee and employer has intensified and become more complex. As each side protects its own interests, trust and loyalty between employees and employers has become increasingly challenging. While not the only issue, this often plays out in the pay structure and practices. Today, it is not uncommon for companies to delay payment for work until a job is completely done. Read more...