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Can I Quit a Job For Better Pay?

Question for the rabbi: May an employee who committed to a job quit for another job with better pay? Full Story

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Yehuda  l g
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Yehuda l g

Coming from company s my self I was told by adults that us human beings are not married to work jobs the only thing we are married to is our partner so in other words a person may do as they please.

my boss
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I had job “Not a full time” Knowing that I was a part time employee, but I got Full time hours…..sure enough as time went on, the company was cutting my hours (for no reason) & drop my hours from 50 hours per week to SIXTEEN hours per week. between my hours I was not working I went to interviews….sure enough I got a better job, “full time” same 50 hours per week, my new boss asked me if I can start this coming Monday? I said sure….my interview was on a Thursday, & the very next day I told… Read more »

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Citizen Berel

Rabbi Raskin does a good job with these but in this case the subject is just too vast to get anything more than a general ideas in the limited space in which he is constrained. Modern employment law is a huge, huge sugya, probably in practice no less expansive then eruvin, since there are ton of dina demalchusa issues and contractual issues that superimpose on the soicher as haumnin, their own unique halachic frameworks , so it’s not just about hasoicher es haumnin and the related simonim but potentially the complex intermingling of contracts/dina demalchuas and soicher es haumnin. It’s… Read more »

yehuda
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yehuda

And what is the employer’s commitment to the employee? When they decide to downsize or contract out work you’re out of a job

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