Asked in Employment Law and Workers' Compensation for Illinois

Q: For the past two months or so I’ve not been payed my proper commission from Pepsi Mid America. I don’t know what to do.

They have told me they needed time to get to the bottom of this issue, but as I stated before it’s been roughly two months. I have a wedding soon and frankly I don’t have two months to be missing close to 500 on every paycheck. My base pay is 550 before taxes a week and my area sales manager has shown me where in the past I should be making around 650-950 a week! They show no signs of getting it fixed anytime soon and the more I push the more they just shove it off.

1 Lawyer Answer
Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer

A: More information is necessary to analyze your situation. Do you have an employment agreement that includes your base pay and commission structure? You should contact an employment attorney in your area to discuss this issue. An attorney can assist with communicating with your employer to ensure you are receiving proper pay. Keep track of all communications with your employer regarding your pay, including dates of conversations and with whom you spoke.

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