Do I get accrued vacation time when my employment ends?

In Connecticut, maybe. In Massachusetts, DEFINITELY.

In Connecticut, an employer is only required to pay accrued but unused vacation time if it has a written policy that indicates that you are entitled to these benefits at the end of your employment. See

In Massachusetts, employers must pay accrued but unused vacation time at the end of employment regardless of the employers policy. TheMassachusetts Attorney General has written “upon separation from employment, employees must be compensated by their employers for vacation time owed, under oral or written agreement.” Read more here.

These benefits are treated like wages under Massachusetts law and an action may be brought for triple damages and attorneys fees if the employer doesn’t pay.

Contact The Hayber, McKenna & Dinsmore with any questions!

Tags: , ,

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Contact Us Today

 

I worked for a retailer and was a Plaintiff in a class action for unpaid overtime wages. Hayber, McKenna & Dinsmore did an amazing job of getting our unpaid overtime back to us. Every one at the firm that I dealt with through that process was wonderful to work with. I appreciate all they did for us more than you will ever know.
- L. LeHeup, Georgia