I am an outside sales rep not making minimum wage. Is this legal?

I work for a company in IL and I live in MA. I am an outside sales rep working 40 hours per week. My take home pay is about $500 per month. Is this legal?I am 100% commission but my employer does not provide a full stock of inventory thus inhibiting my sales. Is there anything I can do other than find another job?

Asked on June 13, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, Massachusetts


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Some jobs are commission only.  That is legal.  If you feel the company for which you work is not legal or is questionable or something "fishy" is going on, contact that State's Attorney General. You may also wish to contact your own State's Attorney General's office.

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