Sears Hit With Class Action Over Commissions

Law360, New York (September 4, 2009, 2:18 PM EDT) -- Employees of retail giant Sears Holdings Corp. have filed a class action suit against the company for allegedly failing to pay them proper commissions.

The suit, filed on Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, claims Sears denied employees proper pay and regularly denied them notice of reduction in commission percentages. It is the plaintiffs' second amended complaint.

When employees claimed that sales records did not match their commission payments, Sears failed to take prompt action to fully resolve problems and accurately reimburse...
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