My employer requires a 30 day notice of resignation. They state that if I do not honor that they will not give me the sales commissions due to me. Is that legal?

My employer stated in a employee handbook that they require 30 days written notice of resignation. If I do not do that then they say they will withhold the sales commission that I have earned. I intend to give them two weeks notice, and I think that is very fair but I do not want to lose out on sales commission.

2 answers  |  asked Jan 6, 2017 09:17 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Answers (2)

Scott Leah
I agree with Doris. You need to have all your employment documents reviewed. Generally, wages earned must be paid by an employer. But an employer can put certain restrictions as to when wages, such as commissions, are actually earned. That is why it is critical to have your documents reviewed by an attorney.

posted by Scott Leah  |  Jan 11, 2017 07:10 AM [EST]
Doris Dabrowski
You should consult an attorney to review your entire contract, including the commission and job termination policies and procedures.

posted by Doris Dabrowski  |  Jan 9, 2017 08:48 AM [EST]

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