Unpaid 3 day vacation

My wife’s company got bought out June 19th and the old company paid out all their accrued vacation and sick time. My wife had a 3 day vacation June 24-26th and they said they would not pay her since she had no time accrued. Do they have to pay her even though she would have a “negative” balance of vacation accrual? Thanks

Asked on June 30, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, Minnesota


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

I don't understand.  Was she supposed to be paid for this time? If not, then the new company doesn't have to honor it.

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