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Monday, September 2 • 11:00am - 12:15pm
What Would Moses Pay? Employment Compensation and Jewish Values

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What is appropriate compensation for your work? While transit workers in San Francisco are striking to maintain a compensation package that includes low-cost health insurance and employer-paid defined benefit retirement plans, similarly situated employees at retail outlets receive an hourly wage with no benefits. What would our sages teach us about how we should think about worker compensation? We'll take a look a few Talmudic sources regarding worker compensation and then have a lively discussion (and hopefully a debate!).

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Stefanie Papps

Stefanie Papps is a policy analyst by trade, who earned a Master of Public Policy from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California-Berkeley. When she's not immersing herself in the finer points of health and social policy, Stefanie is an amateur baker and certified yoga teacher. Papps has been on the board of multiple Jewish communities and has been the leader behind two adult Jewish education initiatives. She lives with... Read More →

Monday September 2, 2013 11:00am - 12:15pm
Multi-purpose Room