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A claim made by an employee for commission payments is going to be contractual not a legislative right.
Hence, if this is not included in the contract you can refuse all demands.
To be sure that the commission payments are excluded as of right reexamine your contract with that employee.
If they filed a civil suit, you will need to file a timely answer denying and refusing their claim and counterclaim for attorney's fees.
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Thanks for following up with me. I'm experienced in contractual law and employment law.
For the purposes of Alabama law the emails may indeed constitute a contract.
You would need top analyze these to see if there was an agreed commission based contract.
You can send them on to me an I will take a look but it would be a premium service.
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