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Terminating Employee to Avoid Hefty Commission Amounts to a $1 Million Mistake

Francoise Parker marketed energy services for EnerNOC, Inc., for which she was paid a base salary and commissions. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has held that EnerNOC’s decision to withhold more nearly $350,000 in commissions because Ms. Parker was no longer employed by the Company subjected the Company to treble damages. In short, EnerNOC could not evade the Massachusetts Wage…

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