Petaluma, CA asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Minnesota

Q: we have no published/signed agreements regarding pto company wide, can my employer legally require me to use PTO?

we have never signed a contract regarding pto nor has a published employee handbook stating pto guidelines been given to me. i am a salaried employee and my time off has never been an issue before as long as my hours are worked at some point or my work is up to date.

1 Lawyer Answer
Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Columbus, OH

A: Yes. There are no laws that require employers to offer benefits such as PTO, so if your employer chooses to offer it, they can require you use it if you will miss work.

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