Thank you so much for your clarification. Again, I'm sorry to hear about this situation.
It sounds like your employer is concerned that your work is not profitable for the company. Fair or unfair as that assessment may be, the law affords employers a tremendous degree of control over how they choose to run their business, and generally speaking, employers have the right to terminate or modify the employment relationship (e.g. via transition to "commission only" compensation) if they believe their business will be more successful if they do. Fairness simply does not come into the equation.
As you recognize, this puts you in a very difficult position. You have worked hard and in good faith, but your employer wants to blame the shortcomings of these recent jobs on you. That is not illegal, and so your options are limited.
If you are offered a "commission only" position you can either accept it (which it doesn't sound like you want to do) or you can reject it and apply for unemployment benefits on the grounds that you quit with good cause. Your claim for unemployment benefits would hinge upon the likelihood that a "commission only" compensation structure would result in a significant loss of income. It seems that it would, and assuming you can prove that to be the case, you can demonstrate good cause to have quit which is what you will need to show in order to maintain eligibility for benefits.
Again, based only on the information you have supplied, it sounds like your employer is blaming the profitability of these recent deals on you, and fair or unfair as that may be, they are free to take adverse employment action against you on such basis. It doesn't sound like they want to terminate you, but they do clearly want to modify your compensation structure so as to incentivize you to ensure that the deals you close make money.
If I were in this circumstance, I would probably counter-propose a compensation arrangement that still provided a reduced salary but relied more heavily upon commission. This is a "middle ground," so to speak, in that your employer gets to feel as though they have modified your compensation structure so as to incentivize you to close only profitable deals, but you still get to retain some of the security of a predictable and dependable salary paycheck.
If they are unwilling to compromise, then you can either accept the all commission position or reject it and attempt to collect unemployment benefits on the ground that you quit with good cause. Your chances of collecting unemployment
under such circumstances depends on whether you can demonstrate that a commission only compensation structure would result in a substantial loss of income (typically at least 30-40%).
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It sounds like your employer's concern is that your work is not profitable for the company. However fair or unfair that assessment may be, employers do have the right to terminate employees or modify their salary based on their contributions to the sucess of the company.