Can I be Paid Only on a Commission Basis?
Commission-Only Pay in Massachusetts: Compliance and Legal Considerations
It is not necessarily unlawful to pay someone on a commission-only basis. This means there is no hourly wage or base salary, and the employee is paid only a percentage of the business they bring in.
There are a few things you should know about commission-only pay:
If you have a question about your commission pay structure and whether it complies with Massachusetts wage and hour laws, you should consult an employment attorney.
Learn more here about payment of commissions in Massachusetts.
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