I was let go due to lack of work during this virus issue. I was given 80 PTO at time of hire, I did not earn these hours. I have 67 hrs left, Is that supposed to be paid out to me?

I was hired on Feb 17th and recently was l hours at time of hire. My first week I was very sick and used 13 hrs. I have 67 left. Am I supposed to be paid out for that time?

Thanks

1 answer  |  asked Apr 13, 2020 09:20 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

Answers (1)

Alejandro Caffarelli
It depends on the company‘s policy regarding how vacation time is earned and accrued. In Illinois only PTO that is earned and accrued must be paid out at the time of termination. If you did not earn the hours, then you are not entitled to them.

posted by Alejandro Caffarelli  |  Apr 15, 2020 08:24 AM [EST]

Answer This Question

Sign In to Answer this Question

Related Questions with Answers

Have an Employment Law question?

Virginia Employment Lawyers

Matthew Kaplan Matthew Kaplan
The Kaplan Law Firm
ARLINGTON, VA
Edward Lowry Edward Lowry
MichieHamlett
Charlottesville, VA
Gerald Lutkenhaus Gerald Lutkenhaus
Virginia Workers Compensation & Disability Lawyer
Richmond, VA
Sheri Abrams Sheri Abrams
Sheri R. Abrams PLLC
Oakton, VA
Matthew Sutter Matthew Sutter
Sutter & Terpak, PLLC
Annandale, VA

more Virginia Employment Lawyers