Does my employer have to pay me for vacation?

Know your options if an employer owes you vacation pay

If an employer owes you vacation pay and refuses to pay it, you might be able to get the money by making a claim with the Ministry of Labour.

It's always best if you can resolve problems with your employer. Most people don't make claims against an employer that they're still working for. This is because the laws to protect workers don't stop employers from firing their workers. And if you’re fired, it's up to you to take action against the employer to get what they owe you.

You have up to 2 years to make a claim from the date the employer owed you the .

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