Questions Dealer Employees Need to Ask about their Pay Plan and Their Dealership Lawyer for the Pay Plan Litigation.
There are many things you need to figure out of you are suing a dealership for wrongfully paying wages-based on gross commissionable proceeds
If you believe these are all viable questions pertaining to the employment relationship with your dealership, you need to consult legal help.
If you are an employee of an automobile dealership whose pay is based on commissions, you need to establish the following parameters at the time of your employment:
- How is my pay going to be calculated?
- How is the cost of the vehicle sold going to be calculated?
- What additional costs are going to be added to the costs of the automobiles, whether they be new or used?
- What is the pack which is going to be assessed to the vehicles?
- Will I be given any advance notice of any change in the pay plan?
- If I object to any change in the pay plan, what is the procedure?
- Will charge backs reduce my gross commissionable proceeds?
- Will I receive proof of charge backs?
- Will I have the opportunity to speak with the dealership owners pertaining to any complaints with my pay?
- Will I have access to the dealership back screens?
- Will I get commission statement at the time end of each week?
- Will I know the costs of the used vehicles prior to the sale?
The last thing that you need to do is pay close attention to your pay and keep detailed personal records of you transaction. Do not take dealer records containing personal information as it might violate dealer policies and privacy laws.
Any records that the dealer gives you, please keep and do not discard, as these are crucial in examining your pay.
Many states have a specific clause with regard to how employees are paid. Many states, including New Jersey, provide for various penalties wages are not properly paid. Many states such as New Jersey, Illinois and Washington provide that of these such as interest or double damages for employers not paying wages as required.
There are consequences in the context of civil litigation for pay plan lawsuits, for employees who have not been paid, and those who are contesting the proper payment of dealership wages.
A dealership attorney or pay plan litigation attorney who has experience in analyzing the facts, analyzing the law, can determine whether there is a valid claim. This can vary by whichever state whether the New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Illinois, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Washington. All the states have different laws pertaining to nonpayment of wages.
The issues are various an extensive and deal with every part of the employer – employee relationship, including but not limited to the terms and conditions of the pay plan, including but not limited to what is a cost and what is not a cost.
Dealership litigation and wages that need to be paid.
Contact the Law Offices of Jonathan Rudnick LLC if you need a dealership or pay plan lawyer for claims against car dealerships.
Jonathan Rudnick is currently admitted, on a temporary basis, in Illinois and also Washington State on class action lawsuits against dealership for allegations of dealership improperly paying wages to their employees. He has litigated many cases in New Jersey for years regarding the payment of wages to dealership employees.
Being admitted in another State beside New Jersey, is called Pro Hac and permits him to practice on a temporary basis in another state