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Computer and IT The Computer Professional exemption does not apply to all computer professionals. Learn your FLSA rights by ordering our free overtime and wage claim guide.
Service Technicians Repair and service technicians are frequently denied overtime pay and are not compensated fairly or all hours worked. Contact Kennedy Hodges' overtime attorneys today for help.
Independent Contractors Are you misclassified as an independent contractor? Order a free copy of our wage guide to learn how this affects your paycheck & your overtime.
Cable Installers Satellite and cable TV installers and technicians in are frequently deprived of the overtime wages to which they are lawfully entitled. Contact Kennedy Hodges overtime lawyers today for a consultation.
Sales Representatives Sales agents and representatives should know if they are owed overtime under the FLSA. Order Kennedy Hodges' free wage and overtime book if you believe you have been cheated on your paycheck.
Tipped Employees Waiters and other tipped staff are often victims of wage theft. Tipped employees robbed of wages should order Kennedy Hodges free guide to learn your FLSA rights.
Nurses/Healthcare If you are a nurse or healthcare professional not being paid overtime order a free copy of Kennedy Hodges' wage and overtime book today. Contact our wage lawyers today for a free case review.
Paralegal Find out if you are a paralegal who is owed compensation for overtime. Contact an unpaid overtime lawyer at Kennedy Hodges for a free, confidential consultation about your case.
Oil, Gas, Field Workers Many oil and gas field service technicians are improperly classified as exempt employees and are not paid for all the hours they have worked.
Call Center Workers Call center workers are frequently forced to work off the clock and are deprived of the overtime wages to which they are lawfully entitled. Contact a Kennedy Hodges' overtime lawyer today for a free case evaluation.
Banking Industry Many banking, mortgage and insurance employees are being deprived of fair wages and overtime. Order Kennedy Hodges' free wage guide to learn how to recover your back pay.
Retail Store Employees The retail industry is filled with unlawful pay practices and wage violations. Order Kennedy Hodges' free guide to learn your FLSA rights under the labor laws.
Accountants & Auditors Accountants and auditors without CPA are eligible to overtime. Learn more with a free copy of The 10 Biggest Mistakes that can Hurt Your Wage and Overtime Claim.
Bookkeepers & Clerks Bookkeepers and clerks may be eligible to overtime pay. If you have been denied your wages order our free guide to learn your wage and overtime rights.
Other Workers We Help Denied your proper wages? Contact an employment lawyer from Kennedy Hodges to discuss what rights workers have under the labor and employment laws.

How to Avoid the Common Pay Problems Commissioned Employees Face

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The Houston, Texas overtime attorneys at Kennedy Hodges encounter them time and time again - employees who accept not being paid overtime because their employers tell them they are exempt from it, and therefore ineligible, under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

It can be difficult to determine whether or not you are exempt from overtime as a Houston commissioned employee , because depending on the period of time more than half of your income comes from commissions. However, sometimes it doesn't.

Some of the common problems that commissioned employees face include the following, according to the FLSA:

  • The employer fails to properly record the number of hours worked, wages paid, and commission earned, so overtime cannot be properly determined.

  • The employer fails to determine a designated time period during which to analyze whether or not more than half of the employee's earnings are made up of commission. This period must be at least one month, and no greater than a year.

  • Tips received by commissioned employees in the service industry are wrongly labeled as commission.

The best way for a commissioned employee to make sure that his or her paycheck is the amount it should be is to ask an experienced Texas fair overtime lawyer . The individual also should keep diligent track of hours worked and commission received. Keeping paystubs is a good way to do this, in addition to writing the exact number of hours in your calendar or dairy.

Call the lawyers at Kennedy Hodges today at 888.449.2068 to order your free copy of The Ten Biggest Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Wage and Overtime Claim. Or fill out this online form to schedule your complimentary case evaluation.

Galvin Kennedy
Founding Attorney at Kennedy Hodges, LLP
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