If I’ve earned 6 days of vacation with pay but only used 3, now that I have just quit does the employer still have to pay me?

I have worked for my employer for over 2 years and have accumulated 6 days of vacation time, with pay. It was a very verbally abusive workplace, so I finally quit. However, I have 3 days of vacation with pay left. Does he have to pay me for these days?

Asked on September 4, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Michigan

Answers:

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

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

No matter the reason for quitting, in MI, an employer is only legally required to pay an employee accrued vacation time if it is required under the terms of any applicable employment contract or company policy provides for it.


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