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I was recently laid off...
I was recently laid off from my job. I was a full time, salaried employee. I have over 172 hours of unused vacation and sick time that I have not been paid for. Is my ex-employer required to compensate me for that time?
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Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Employment Law
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Employment Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 8 years ago
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Hello and thank you for your question. Does the employer have a policy or practice of paying it to departing employees?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
I know that he has in at least one instance.
Employment Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 8 years ago
It does not have to do it under federal or state law but if it has a practice of doing it or by manual or contract it agrees to pay it, then you can pursue it.
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