I was let go from my company last week on May 2. when my severance package arrived there was no mention of outstanding commissions from sales? can or should my former company be forced to pay commissions on my sales while on the job? one addition to this is many of the docs i sold product to have bad credit and my company took the business in house vs. financing thru an outside company and this is where I am getting pushback.
State/Country relating to question: Mississippi
just trying on my own to resolve with former employer.
Hello and thank you for the question. I am sorry to read of this dilemma. Commission earned and accrued need to be paid. It is akin to an earned benefit or salary. If not paid, can press for payment through lawyer demand, labor board complaint, and civil lawsuit respectively.
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