I quit my job after 23 years with company . didn't give notice. is company responsible to pay accrued vacation time?

I was working anywhere from 12 to 16 hours a day for months.
I asked management for help, but was denied. It was too much work and was effecting my health . Quit job with out giving 2 weeks notice , I have vacation time accrued is company responsible for paying me my vacation time? I worked for the company for over 23 years.

1 answer  |  asked May 17, 2017 12:33 PM [EST]  |  applies to Texas

Answers (1)

Adam Kielich
If the company has a policy to pay out accrued but unused vacation time and you satisfy the policy to receive payment then yes, the employer must pay it out. If there are conditions in the policy, such as giving two weeks notice, and you did not satisfy those conditions then the employer is not obligated to pay it out.

If you qualify under the policy then the payment usually occurs 1-2 pay cycles after you quit. If you do not receive it then you should contact HR to discuss. You may need to file a wage claim for payment. See more at http://www.kielichlawfirm.com/employment-law/

posted by Adam Kielich  |  Jun 5, 2017 8:02 PM [EST]

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