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Earning vacation pay while on vacation

Expert: Howard Levitt

Dorothy asked:

Does an employee earn vacation time/pay when he/she uses vacation time?

Howard Levitt answered:

No, you do not earn Vacation time/pay while you are on your vacation period.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Visit our Vacation Time and Pay article for more information regarding the guidelines for every province in Canada.

About the author

Howard Levitt, Counsel to the national law firm Lang Michener. He is author of, The Law of Dismissal in Canada, The Quick Reference Guide to Employment Law and an upcoming book on Canadian Hiring Law. He is Editor In Chief of the Dismissal & Employmnet Law Digest.

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