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Thank you for your question. Since there is no Federal or Florida law that requires the employer to offer paid vacation, whether they pay any unused accrued vacation out upon termination is up to the employer and their policies. If they have a written policy or contract that says they will, then they must follow that policy. If they don't, they can be sued for breach of contract in small claims court. If, on the other hand, they have no written policy or contract, they do not have a legal duty to pay it.
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