Payout for Accrued but
Unused Vacation Time
Home Employee Rights Massachusetts Wage and Hour Law Payout for Accrued But Unused Vacation Time
The Massachusetts Wage Act requires that employers who offer paid vacation time must pay out the balance of an employee’s accrued but unused vacation upon the employee’s separation from employment. Employers who fail to pay employees for their accrued but unused vacation time upon separation violate the Massachusetts Wage Act and can be liable for three times the amount of the unpaid wages, plus costs and reasonable attorney’s fees. Hayber, McKenna and Dinsmore, LLC has been successful in both individual and class action cases in recovering the cash value of their clients’ accrued but unused vacation time. If you believe that you are owed payment for accrued but unused vacation time, contact us today.