Does a company have to pay vacation pay after you quit?

I was offered another job and still had 26 hours of
vacation left do are they required to pay me for that
time. What do I need to do to get my last paycheck

Asked on October 24, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, Ohio

Answers:

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

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

In OH, absent company policy, an employment contract or union agreemnt to the contrary, accrued vacation is considered an earned benefit that a worker is legally entitlement to. Accordingly, their right to pay for unused vacation will survive their resignation and payment will be owed.

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

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

In OH, absent company policy, an employment contract or union agreemnt to the contrary, accrued vacation is considered an earned benefit that a worker is legally entitlement to. Accordingly, their right to pay for unused vacation will survive their resignation and payment will be owed.


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