Hi, I am currently paying door to door canvassers per lead they generate. Feedback is telling me that adding an hourly bonus would help my guys take some of the pressure off. They average 1-2 leads per hour at $10 per lead, so if I paid $5 or $6 base per hour they would still be over the minimum wage (except on a tough day, which is rare). Can my hourly base be $5 or $6 per hour since the bonuses take them above the $8 minimum wage?
Employment / Labor Attorney
California law requires that employees be paid the minimum wage each hour they work. Your system would be acceptable as long as the employee is guaranteed $8 per hour for each hour they work if they do not get enough leads to equal that number.
Good luck to you.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
Best thing to do is pay $8.00 per hour
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