Can a commission paid job with a base draw be docked without notice or written agreement?
I am a sales person who works on commission, we have a guarantee of $1500 a month. I am also a single mother and 2 weeks ago my baby was sick on monday all day so I had to take monday off. Tuesday I left for 3 or 4 hours to take him to the doctor. I worked thursday, which is my usual day off, to make up for monday. So I got may paycheck and they deducted my pay for being gone with no notice or no written agreement. They never told me they were going to do this. But they are not paying for the time I work over my hours? Is any of this right? He knew both times and said it was okay!
Asked By: rev2please - 12/30/2006
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From your question, it sounds as if you took Monday off without informing any one you were taking the day off. It also sounds as if you walked out the door on Tuesday without informing your supervisor. Whatever the reason, BEFORE you walk out the door, make sure it is OK with your supervisor. You should also arrange... More
Answered By: Jay - 12/30/2006
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It sounds sketchy and may vary depending on what state you're in. You may have to take the current hit, but talk to them about it and make sure you understand how things are supposed to work... More
Answered By: bionicbookworm - 12/30/2006
if the draw is guaranteed salary unless your sales are off they should not and really cannot do that. Consult a employment attorney for more details. Depending on the signed contract between you and the employer it may be in the fine details. If you made up the time they should have not done it.
Answered By: DanielleC - 12/30/2006
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