Currrent as of February 4, 2022

Labor Code § 227.3

Payment for vested vacation time on termination of employment

Unless otherwise provided by a collective–bargaining agreement, whenever a contract of employment or employer policy provides for paid vacations, and an employee is terminated without having taken off his vested vacation time, all vested vacation shall be paid to him as wages at his final rate in accordance with such contract of employment or employer policy respecting eligibility or time served; provided, however, that an employment contract or employer policy shall not provide for forfeiture of vested vacation time upon termination. The Labor Commissioner or a designated representative, in the resolution of any dispute with regard to vested vacation time, shall apply the principles of equity and fairness.


Added Stats 1972 ch 1321 § 1. Amended Stats 1976 ch 1041 § 2.

Labor Code 227.3