California Rules on Vacation and Paid Time Off
In California, employers are not required to provide any paid vacation or paid time off (PTO) to their employees.
However, studies have shown that giving employees time off to relax benefits not only employees, but also employers.
Happier, healthier employees usually mean greater productivity and employee retention for employers. Because of this, many employers choose to offer vacation as a benefit of employment.
Employers who choose to offer vacation must follow certain guidelines. California law considers accrued vacation to be a form of wages that have already been earned by the employee.
Among other things, this means that accrued vacation cannot expire and must be paid out to an employee upon termination or separation from the employer.
David Payab, Esq. from The Law Offices of Payab & Associates can be reached @ (818) 918-5522 or by visiting http://payablaw.com