Working on Commission: The Legal Basics
Federal Regulations on Commission Compensation
The Fair Labor Standards Act
Impeccable Commission Record Keeping
In the Event of a Dispute
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
Additional Wage and Hour Articles
- Garnish Wages or Write a New Tax? Is There Really a Difference?
- Do I have to pay my employees overtime?
- Overtime Pay for Work Done Outside of the Office
- Wage Garnishment Orders Cannot Garnish It All
- What You Need to Know about 401k Withdrawals
- Wage and Hour Law Enforcement
- What to Do if You Have Not Received the Pay to Which You are Entitled
- Who Must be Paid the Federal Minimum Wage?
- Possible Damages for Wage and Hour Law Violations
- The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009
- Common Wage Law Issues
- The Difference Between Exempt, Non-Exempt Employees
- How Many Hours Is Full-Time Employment? How Many Hours Is Part-Time Employment?
- Wage Laws: FAQ
- Under what circumstances can a final paycheck be withheld under Oklahoma law?
- What recourse does an employee have under Oklahoma law if he or she is unable to obtain his or her final paycheck from a former employer?
- What Administrative Body May Impose Remedies For A Violation Of The Fair Labor Standards Act?
- What are the rules on final paychecks in Pennsylvania?
- What rights do I have to compensation if I am hired based on sales commission?
- When is the final paycheck due when an employee is fired under South Carolina law?
- What percentage of my sales commission can my employer take?
- What recourse does an employee have under South Carolina law if he or she is unable to obtain his or her final paycheck from a former employer?
- How can I file a claim against my employer for an unpaid sales commission?
- What if my employer is not paying me for my sales commissions?
- What rights do I have to collect unpaid sales commissions after leaving my company?
State Wage and Hour Articles
- District of Columbia
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina