Month: August 2015

Commission Pay and Overtime Rights

Are you an employee who is paid commissions only, or a combination of salary plus commissions? You might think you are not entitled to overtime pay. However, unless you are exempt from the overtime law (such as traveling salespersons who…

Off-the-Clock Work

The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently issued an important overtime ruling involving off-the-clock work. What happens when an employee works overtime but the employer claims they didn’t know about it? In the case of Vitali v. Reit Management, the Appeals Court…