Commission Salesman Law and Legal Definition

A "commission salesman" is defined as "any employee whose principal activity is the selling of any goods, wares, merchandise, services, real estate, securities, insurance or any article or thing and whose earnings are based in whole or in part on commissions." A commission salesman does not include an employee whose principal activity is of a supervisory, managerial, executive or administrative nature. Beng Soon Lim v. Harvest Int'l Realty, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 109389 (E.D.N.Y. Nov. 23, 2009)