Q: Am I entitled to days owed to me vacation, paid holidays, & personal days due to being out of work on the job injury?
I'm currently employed as a Police officer and I have several days owed to me. Is my employer required to pay me for those days I was unable to use due to my on the job injury? Vacation, personal leave, & paid holidays can not carry over.
A: Whether your accrued time and leave will be paid or exhausted by your period of disability depends on a number of factors including the terms of your employment, and collective bargaining agreement (contract), and the length of time that you have been out of work. A detailed consultation with a local attorney would be advisable and most will offer a free consultation.
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