17. Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages

"Creditors have better memories than debtors."
James Howell, Author

Read our Newsletters and Q & A’s:

i. Overtime

  1. NL 1: Overtime Pay: 80% of American Employees are Entitled. Are you?
  2. QA 1: “Is there a limit to how many hours I can be required to work?”
  3. QA 2: “Why is it acceptable to expect someone to work 60 to 70 hours a week?”

ii. Commissions

  1. NL 1: Paid by Net Sales, Net Profits, Net Revenues? – Always Ask, “Net of WHAT?”
  2. QA 1: “Am I entitled to commissions on sales that took place before I was fired, even though they were not yet delivered?”
  3. QA 2: “Can I be forced to repay commissions I never received?”
  4. QA 3: “Can an employer change the time commissions are earned and paid?”
  5. QA 4: “Can my boss tell me I have to renegotiate signed customer contracts, or suffer lower commissions if I can’t?”
  6. QA 5: “Can my employer change our commission plan any time it wants to?”
  7. QA 6: “How can I collect commissions due me from my former employer and still get a good job reference?”
  8. WD 1: Recoupable – Key Words & Phrases

iii. Unpaid Wages

  1. NL 1: “How can I get an extension to file a lawsuit on my own?”
  2. NL 2: “Vacation and Vacation Pay – 50 Frequently Asked Questions”
  3. QA 1: “How can I get an extension to file a lawsuit on my own?”
  4. QA 2: “If I am terminated for cause, can accumulated leave time and comp time be denied me?”
  5. QA 3: “If my friend is not getting paid what was promised in her offer letter, does she have any way to correct this?”
  6. QA 4: “Is weekend travel time of an hourly employee compensable?”
  7. QA 5: “Laptop missing before I left my former job. Am I responsible?”
  8. QA 6: “Vacation and Vacation Pay – 50 Frequently Asked Questions”
  9. QA 7: “What recourse do we have after our employer has reduced salaries 10% across the board?”

“If you live your life the right way,
your later years will not be a winter,
but rather a harvest.”

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