Regarding the Treatment of Vacation Time upon the Cessation of Employment

Last updated: Jan 23, 2022

Details about this bill
Category: Wage and Labor
Status: In House
Sponsor: Representative Amy Roeder, House 125
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 225

Position:

Opposed.

UPDATED 1/23/2022: The Committee voted the bill Ought to Pass As Amended along party lines.

Summary:

Representative Roeder of Bangor would amend the law governing the provision of vacation pay on cessation of employment. Under current law, on cessation of employment, if the terms of employment or established practice includes provisions for paid vacations, vacation pay has the same status as wages earned. This bill provides that on cessation of employment all accrued vacation pay must be paid to the employee.