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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 20TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION
CHAPTER 821TEXAS PAYDAY RULES
SUBCHAPTER BPAYMENT OF WAGES
RULE §821.26Commissions or Bonuses

(a) For purposes of §61.015 of the Act:

  (1) Commissions or bonuses are earned when the employee has met all the required conditions set forth in the applicable agreement with the employer. To change an agreement, there must be prior notice as to the nature and effective date of the changes. Changes to written agreements shall be in writing.

  (2) Commissions or bonuses are due to be paid, in a timely manner, according to the terms specified in an agreement between an employer and an employee. The terms should specify the time intervals or circumstances (or combinations thereof) that would cause commissions or bonuses to become payable, such as, but not limited to, weekly, monthly, quarterly, when sales transactions are recorded, upon buyer's remittance, etc.

(b) Unless otherwise agreed, the employer shall pay, after separation, commissions or bonuses earned as of the time of separation.

(c) Commissions or bonuses due after separation from employment are payable based on the routine or practice specified in the agreement when the employee was employed, or on any special agreement made between the employee and the employer upon separation.

(d) Draws against commissions or bonuses may be recovered from the current or any subsequent pay period until fully reconciled.


Source Note: The provisions of this §821.26 adopted to be effective June 1, 1998, 23 TexReg 5732; amended to be effective September 20, 2010, 35 TexReg 8506

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