Is there a legal minimum requirement to give notice in Florida when you quit your job?

If there is, and proper notice is not given, can the employer ask for repayment of used vacation time or even

Asked on February 26, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Florida


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

1) The law does not impose a minimum notice period. There would only be a minimum notice requirement if you signed a written employment contract which contained a minimum.
2) Pending but not yet taken vacation can be "unapproved" once you give notice (they also choose to treat your notice as effective immediately).
3) If the vacation has been taken, you must be paid for it, even if you give notice, the same as you must be paid for all work done up to when you gave notice, even if they chose to terminate you the moment you gave notice.

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