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Stein v. hhgregg, Inc., 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 19908 (6rd Cir. Oct. 12, 2017)

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National Appliance and Electronics Retailer’s Sales Commission Policy Was Lawful – For the Most Part, Sixth Circuit Rules

Jackson Lewis P.C. • November 15, 2017
In what may be viewed as a pyrrhic victory, now-defunct[1] “big box” electronics, appliance and furniture retailer hhgregg’s commission-with-draws compensation program generally was lawful under the FLSA, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has held. However, its policy holding employees liable for any unearned draw payments upon termination of employment would violate the Act. Stein v. hhgregg, Inc., 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 19908 (3rd Cir. Oct. 12, 2017). The Sixth Circuit has jurisdiction over Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.