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Vacation Float: Managing (and Recouping) Unearned Vacation Time

Jen Rubin, a Member in the San Diego office, authored this piece about vacation “float” – “the practice of advancing vacation to employees before they actually accrue it under an employer’s vacation policy. Jen addresses the question of how to recoup the value of unearned vacation time in the event that the employee leaves before they can “repay” it. Jen suggests it is best to try to avoid abuse through careful monitoring and administration of vacation float.


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