Richmond Hill, NY asked in Business Law and Employment Law for Massachusetts

Q: Does Massachusetts state law require employers to pay an employee for their accumulated sick time?

If the employee is terminated, let go or the company closes, are employers required to pay them for their accumulated PTO/ETO?

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1 Lawyer Answer

Jonathan R. Roth

Answered
  • Salem, MA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: Any accrued vacation pay is required to be paid. Accumulated sick pay is not required under MA law unless the employer has a stated policy to that effect.

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