do you have to give a 2 week notice in order for you to get vacation pay that you have built up

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do you have to give a 2 week notice in order for you to get vacation pay that you have built up

want to quit my job but need to know if i need to give 2 week notice in order to
get paid for vacation time i have built up

Asked on August 1, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, South Carolina

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

In S.C., an employee only has the right to be paid for their accrued vacation time if there is a company policy (e.g. the handbook) or a union/collective barganing agreement or emplotnebt contract which states that workers will be paid such time when they leave. Additionally, sometimes there is a rule that workers will be paid their accrued vacation time if they give notice before quitting. You'll need to ask HR what the specific rules are. Also, ask other employees if the company has paid other employees their accrued time when they left and if thy gave notice, if so then you should be entitled to such pay.


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