LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Randy Jay Harvey | Nov 21, 2014

What Happens To My Commission When I'm Terminated

A frequent question asked by terminated employees who are paid by salary and commission is: "Can they withhold my commission when they terminate me?" Well it depends on the nature of your commission structure, contract and form of termination. Here are some non-state specific guidelines to consider.

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Department of Labor Information on Commission Wages: http://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/wages/commissions.htm

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