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Final Paycheck—“Whaaaaaat?” Moment

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Recruitment Concept - Qualified CandidateA client with a few remote employees in states other than where it is headquartered recently received a letter from a terminated Oregon remote employee’s lawyer making claims for civil penalties arising out of the company’s failure to pay her commissions the day after she was fired. “Whaaaaaat?” the client asked. The client had paid the employee her final regular wages and commissions pursuant to its regular payroll schedule, which was less than 30 days from the day of termination.

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Compensation to Employees During Bad Weather

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Last year was a terrible winter which caused employers to close their businesses and employees not to be able to attend work. To ensure that you handle the pay problems correctly this year, we offer the following guidance. The rules differ based on whether an employee is exempt or nonexempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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