Kansas City, KS asked in Employment Law for Missouri

Q: I have accrued PTO earned as a non-exempt employee. Do I have a right to that PTO.

I work in Missouri and received a promotion causing a move from non-exempt to exempt employee. There is not change in job duties. To I have a right to have the PTO paid out. My employer doesn't track PTO for exempt employees.

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1 Lawyer Answer

Marshall Jason Ray

  • Albuquerque, NM

A: The answer to this question depends on your employer's policies. If you are a government employee, civil service laws might determine whether and under what circumstances accrued leave can be used or paid out. By and large, you must look at your employer policies.

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