Columbus, OH asked in Employment Law for Ohio

Q: I quit my job. Handbook says we get unused vacation benefits. Do they have to pay?

Employee handbook says "Employees who resign are entitled to receive accrued, unused vacation benefits"

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Brian Smith Esq
Brian Smith Esq
  • Rocky River, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: It certainly sounds as though they would have to pay. Employers are generally held to comply with their vacation policies. A review of the entire policy should be conducted to ensure there are no exceptions.

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