Thursday, May 9, 2019

Commission workers are owed overtime pay, says Mass. high court ruling

Boston Business Journal
The state’s highest court on Wednesday handed a victory to workers paid on commission with a ruling that they should receive overtime pay and premium pay on Sundays, no matter how much they ultimately make in commissions.

The Supreme Judicial Court’s ruling is a setback for the car dealers and retailers that are facing lawsuits from their employees about the pay issue. The Herb Chambers Co., Prime Motor Group and Mattress Firm are among those that have faced the litigation.. . . more