Generally, the answer is yes. Common industries where commissioned employees are not paid properly include account executives and mortgage loan officers.
1. Account Executives- these employees are typically paid salary plus commission. In that regard, account executives are entitled to overtime pay if they work over 40 hours a week. The reason is simple: Account Executives do not exercise discretion and independent judgment regarding matters of significance. An Account Executive cannot decide how much to sell the product for, they simply ...Continue Reading →