Denial of Bonuses or Commissions

Steffans Legal Represents Employees in Denial of Bonuses and Commissions Cases in Pittsfield, North Adams, Springfield, Worcester, Lowell, Fall River, New Bedford, and Cape Cod


Over the last 12 years, Steffans Legal has handled a number of cases involving failure to pay bonuses and commissions. We’ve represented individuals across Massachusetts to get the bonuses and commissions they deserve, including in Pittsfield, North Adams, Springfield, Fall River, New Bedford, Worcester, the Cape, and Lowell.

During that time, we’ve talked to countless Massachusetts employees in numerous industries regarding payment of commissions and bonuses. As a result, we have a good handle on the questions that employees are most likely to ask when they confront concerns over payment of bonuses and commissions. If after reviewing our FAQs you still have questions, or feel you may have a claim, contact us to schedule a free consultation.  At Steffans Legal, initial consultations are always free.

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Bonuses and Commissions

Am I entitled to my bonus payment? Yes, according to the Massachusetts Wage Act, so long as all conditions on its payment have been met, the amount can be definitely determined, and the amount has become due and payable. Language in a bonus agreement that makes payment contingent upon company profitability may impact whether your employer has to pay the bonus.

Am I entitled to my commission payment? Yes, according to the Massachusetts Wage Act, so long as all conditions on its payment have been met, the amount can be definitely determined, and the amount has become due and payable. Language in a commission agreement that requires the employee to be employed at year-end to collect the commission may impact whether the employee is entitled to the payment.

What should I do if I am not getting my bonus or my commission? That’s easy. You should contact an attorney to commence legal action to recover the wages you are owed. You work hard for your money. Laws exist to make sure you get what you are owed. Delaying doesn’t help. In fact, it may hurt and result in you not being able to bring your claim.

What do I get if I win? Compensation equal to three times what you are owed, plus interest, and attorneys’ fees.  This is a valuable set of remedies and puts you in a position of strength if you take action. Contact us today to learn more about denial of bonuses and commissions in Massachusetts.