If I was given the option to be fired or resign my position, so I chose to resign, does my ex-employer have to pay me for my accrued vacation time?

I was accused of neglect but was not given any information about it and was not given an opportunity to defend myself.

Asked on August 30, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Ohio


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

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

In OH, you only have a right to be paid your accrued vacation time if there is a company policy or a union agreement or employment contract that states employees will be paid accrued vacation time when they leave.

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