What are my rights to earned but unpaid commission if I resigned?

I worked for a cellular company running a retail store and just resigned due to on going harassment by my new regional leader, who was determined on replacing everyone she did not like from the previous regional leader. I folded, now the company is saying I will not receive any of my earned commission or store bonuses? Now you need to know this company held commission 3 months before they paid you” to cut back on chargebacks” so I was due commission for the last 3 months and this month. That is a lot of money. Is this legal? I earned it, months and weeks ago.

Asked on November 9, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Arkansas


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country if you have earned commissions for the job that you are working at and resign you are entitled to be paid such within three (3) days or so under the laws of all states in this country.

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