[Avodah] Paying your workers on time using electronic payments

Marty Bluke marty.bluke at mail.gmail.com
Mon Jun 24 10:44:51 PDT 2019

On Monday, June 24, 2019, Micha Berger <micha at aishdas.org> wrote:
> This is not a problem. You are allowed to send your employees to the
> chenvani or shulchani to get paid. CM 229:10. As long as they receive
> the money on time and agree to the arrangement.

Yes but then you are not mekayem the mitzva of paying in time.

> If the sakhir knows that the baal habayis usually doesn't have money on
> hand until market day, it's not bal talin if he doesn't get paid until
> market day. The Rama adds that if the norm is to pay later, it's not
> bal talin to pay later.

> So I would think that if your vender has a card reader, there is
> no problem paying by card.

I thought I made that clear.  You definitely don't violate the lav. The
question  im asking is how can you be mekayem the aseh.

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