Case: Individual Employment Rights/Contracts (N.D. Cal.)

Sept. 8, 2021, 9:05 PM

Tigergraph, Inc., its chief executive officer and its chief operating officer are entitled to dismissal of the breach of contract claims of an at-will regional sales director seeking commission payments after he was laid off due to the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, based on a relationship he had built with a potentially lucrative new client, a federal court in California ruled. Under his 2019 and 2020 compensation plans with Tigergraph, commissions are not considered “earned” until the the company receives payment from the customer, and he didn’t show that any commission was earned at the time he was ...

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