Milwaukee, WI asked in Employment Law for Wisconsin

Q: I quit my job on March 18th after 12 years and 1 week of being employed by them. I had just got my vacation time renew

ed because it was my anniversary date. I have 3 weeks of vacation coming plus 1 day that I was not allowed to use from last year. They indicated that they do not pay for unused vacation time. Is that legal?

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A: Most states do not have laws regarding payment of paid time off when one leaves a company. The general rule is that if a company policy says they will pay them out, then they have to.

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