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HI, I was recently laid off at EDMC which is the online division of Art Institute of Pittsburgh online. I live in AZ. I had three weeks vacation that they claim will go unpaid. Is that normal?
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To be sure AZ law controls in this situation because where you, the employee, are located determines jurisdiction. AZ however, does not have a law that mandates payout of accrued vacation at termination. As such, it is a matter of policy/contract that the employer is controlled by. In other words, only if the employer affirms in its policy (such as a handbook or contract to you) that accrued vacation is to be paid out to employees in your circumstance, would they owe you the pay for unused but accrued time off.

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