What Is Commission?

Patriot Software

However, some business owners pay commission to employees. What is commission? What is commission pay? Commission is what employees earn when they make a sale or accomplish some other goal. Typically, employers provide hourly or salary wages to workers.

Commission Employees and Overtime Rules

Patriot Software

If you offer commission pay to employees, you might be wondering if they are exempt from overtime. What are your responsibilities when it comes to commission employees and overtime? To protect employee rights, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulates overtime.


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The 1972 Commission Report re 1935

Florida Workers' Comp

I have, there and elsewhere, noted some people's captivation by and reverence for the Report of the (1972) National Commission on State Workmen's Compensation Laws. The panel included Professor John Burton , an emeritus professor at Rutgers University and the Chair of the 1972 Commission. State Industrial Commission , 94 Okl. These judicial attitudes and platitudes long predated the Commission and its recommendations.

European Commission Published Directive for Equal Pay

Global People Strategist

The European Commission published a new directive requiring companies to give equal pay to men and women. The European Commission released a directive to ensure equal pay for men and women across the European Union.

Best Practices for Pay Transparency Around Your Sales Reps

Speaker: Grayson Morris, CEO, Performio & Lisa Wallace, Co-Founder, Assemble

It's no secret that employees are leaving their jobs for greener pastures. Many are frustrated with their compensation and indicate this as a major driver of attrition. Learn how pay transparency around quota-bearing roles can help you retain and motivate your reps in this webinar!

When you take the commission, you owe clients the consultation

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SC Appellate Court Chides Commission for Summarily Dismissing Appeal

The Workcomp Writer

In a stinging decision, the Court of Appeals of South Carolina ruled that the state’s Workers’ Compensation Commission had abused its discretion in summarily dismissing the appeal by an insurance carrier where the a paralegal for the carrier’s attorney made a calendaring error that caused the carrier to miss a deadline for filing the appellate brief to the commission [ Jordan v. A single commissioner denied Hartford’s motion, and Hartford appealed to the full commission.

New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission issues guidance for workplaces

Workers' Compensation

The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission has issued guidance for workplaces as a first step toward formulating and approving standards for Workplace Impairment Recognition Expert certifications. The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission establishes and enforces the rules and regulations governing the licensing, cultivation, testing, selling, and purchasing of cannabis in the state. Cannabis Regulatory Commission workplace guidance

No gimmicks. Just one easy way to boost your commissions.

GRA Benefits Group

Why are you doing more for less commission? . Just one easy way to boost your commissions. Carriers are asking agencies to do more. You’re being asked to enter all NB, GWC, and eligibility into their portals. .

50 years after the National Commission: Is the Workers' Compensation System

Workers' Compensation

50 YEARS AFTER THE NATIONAL COMMISSION: IS THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SYSTEM SERVING INJURED WORKERS? ET On Monday, July 11, the Department of Labor will host a panel discussion for the 50th anniversary of the National Commission on State Workmen's Compensation Laws.

Employers Seek Clarity on Reproductive Healthcare Benefits Litigation Following EEOC Commissioner Filing

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Recently, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Commissioner Andrea Lucas filed a Commissioner’s Charge against at least three companies alleging that doing so […]. Following the US Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v.

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When Are Cryptocurrencies Appropriate Investments for Retirement Plans and IRAs?

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

The US Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued guidance for the first time on the investment of retirement plan assets in cryptocurrencies. Compliance Assistance Release No.

SEC Adopts Final Pay Versus Performance Rules

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

On August 25, 2022, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted final rules to implement the pay versus performance disclosure requirement mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act).

New SEC Rules Heighten Scrutiny Over Executive Pay

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

On August 25, 2022, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted final rules imposing new mandatory “pay for performance” disclosures for most public companies (foreign private issuers, emerging growth companies and registered investment companies are excluded).

EEOC Potentially Limits Employer’s Right to Mandate COVID-19 Testing

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

On July 12, 2022, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) revised its guidance on compliance with disability discrimination law during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cartel Corner | August 2022 (Labor Markets)

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Inc. The DOJ continues its efforts to create a novel area of potential criminal liability for labor market investigations.

The 411 on Employment Background Checks in Stock and Asset Transactions

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

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Growing Antitrust Scrutiny of Healthcare Mergers: What Healthcare Executives Need to Know

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Health and Welfare Plans antitrust Federal Trade Commission (FTC) healthcareHow can healthcare executives navigate the growing antitrust scrutiny of healthcare mergers, and what are some of the key issues facing executives in the current regulatory environment?

Responsible Financial Innovation Act: Proposed Tax and Reporting for Digital Assets

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

On June 7, 2022, Senators Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced the highly anticipated Responsible Financial Innovation Act (the bill), which sets out to create the first complete regulatory and bipartisan framework for digital assets.

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Fired for Not Getting the COVID Vaccine? A Reality for Some, but Not All

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Employee Benefits Employment Health and Welfare Plans Labor Americans with Disabilities Act COVID-19 EEOC employees employers Equal Employment Opportunity Commission hybrid work vaccination vaccine workersMany employers will likely encourage vaccination rather than mandate it.

Restrictive Covenants Evolve from Common Law to Statutory Regulation: The 2022 Watershed

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Employment Executive Compensation Labor Federal Trade Commission FTC Illinois Freedom to Work Act non-compete agreement non-solicitation agreement Restrictive Covenants Uniform Trade Secrets ActRestrictive covenants were once the exclusive province of the courts in each state.

Cryptocurrency for Employee Benefits Lawyers: What You Need to Know

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

1.408 2(e) US Department of Labor US Securities and Exchange Commission virtual currenciesAs the popularity of cryptocurrency continues to grow, what do employee benefits lawyers need to know about these emerging investment options?

Signed Mediation Agreement Binds Employer/Carrier to $1 Million Payment in Spite of Worker’s Death Seven Days After Mediation

The Workcomp Writer

With its decision, the appellate court reversed a determination by the state’s Industrial Commission that had ruled the deceased worker’s claim abated with his death because it had not been approved by the Commission. On May 20, 2014, the Commission awarded him permanent and total disability benefits, which were paid in a lump sum on September 10, 2014, as well as medical benefits for the remainder King’s of his life. Filing with Commission was Prefuctory Only.

Cryptocurrency for Employee Benefits Lawyers: What You Need to Know

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

As cryptocurrencies gain popularity, employers are considering how they can be used as part of compensation arrangements and benefit plans to attract and retain talent.

Four Discrimination Questions Employers Have About COVID-19

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

As the world enters the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have gained a greater understanding about the virus’ relationship with US anti-discrimination laws.

Agencies Clarify How Employers Can Charge COVID-19 Vaccine Premium Incentives

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

US employers have grown increasingly interested in identifying incentives that increase COVID-19 vaccination among employees.

How Employers Can Determine COVID-19 Test Mandate Costs

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Even though the US Supreme Court blocked the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) vaccinate-or-test mandate for most employers, there is still confusion around who covers the cost for employee COVID-19 tests.

Utah Withholding Tables Revised Effective May 1

American Payroll Association

Effective for wages paid on or after May 1, 2022, the Utah State Tax Commission has issued revised percentage method and wage bracket withholding tables to reflect a reduction in the personal income tax rate to 4.85% from 4.95

How to Manage Pay Equity in the Workplace

HR Digest

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, each employee should have the same rights, no matter of origin, color, race, or sexual orientation. It seems hard to manage pay equity in the workplace, but it is an essential part of each organization.

Annuity Compensation Conflicts

The Teacher's Advocate

Most of the time the conflict is in selling one annuity over another to earn a higher commission or to earn a trip to a tropical paradise. commission to a salesperson plus an ongoing 1% commission when there is nothing to manage. Compensation conflicts with annuities abound.

EEOC Commissioner to Speak at Payroll Congress

American Payroll Association

At the Payroll Congress in Las Vegas on May 12, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Commissioner Keith Sonderling will speak on artificial intelligence

Here’s Why Pre-employment Background Checks Exist

HR Digest

Many of these providers adhere to the Equal Opportunity Commission and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Featured Recruitment Strategy employment screening equal opportunity commission fair credit reporting act fera pre-employment background checks standard background check

Idaho Revises Withholding Tables, Reduces Supplemental Wage Tax Rate

American Payroll Association

Effective for wages paid on or after January 1, 2022, the Idaho State Tax Commission has released revised wage bracket and percentage method withholding tables that should be used as soon as possible